Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Orange Bell No. 2’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Orange Bell No.2'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1682
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Phil KnightAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
very deep orange red with silvery rose throat. Tube pale silvery carmine rose. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. Upper petals recurve to form a bell shape. Lower petals obovate to lanceolate with acute tips. Some lower petals held forward along the tube. Flower length 8 cm. Upper width 3.5 cm, petal width 6 cm. Tube length is 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.6 cm., upturned, faintly angled, amber green. Flower shape is a bell to reverse umbrella. Blooms late May to early July (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-6'Orange Bell No. 2' was received by Des Ellery of Buena Vista Nurseries from Phil Knight. Possibly a different cv. or possibly a sport. Differs from the original in color intensity, flower length, petal widths and ovary receptacle length. Hoare described the color intensity as twice as deep as the original 'Orange Bell'. Completely different flower and plant than cv. 'Gaelyn'.
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