Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Orange Blossom’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Orange Blossom'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-155

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Jack LawrieAustraliaDes Ellery

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
salmon red with an orange center. Flower length is 5 cm., width is 5.5 cm. Petals are narrow with acute to pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 14. Pistil is orange with 7 - 8 white stigma lobes. Filaments are bright purple. incurving to surround the pistil. Ovary is 0.8 cm., 5 ribbed, amber green, daisy to star-shaped.

Meier 1995: 20-21; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-10deep, shiny green phylloclades have a purple edge. The 4 lateral (side) areoles have no bristles. Half round linear (apical) areole has a few bristles. New growth is a reddish hue. From Jack Lawrie's Warrawong Nursery, Minto, New South Wales.

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