Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Orange Bell’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Orange Bell'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0915
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Phil KnightAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
deep red orange with silvery rose throat. Tube is silvery carmine rose. Petals are obovate, broader at their bases with acute tips. Upper petals recurve to form a bell shape. Length is 7.5 cm. Width is 3.5 cm. Tube is 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is upturned, faintly angled, 0.6 cm. Early mid season bloomer.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-6; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1987: 12-13; McM&H 1995: 135semi-open, trailing with straggly growth. Thought to have originated with Phil Knight. Hoare's plant was obtained from Adrian Roberts, Classic Winds Nursery. Cady's Orange Bell might be the same plant.
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