Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Orange’ [Poulson]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Orange' [Poulson]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0912
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Trevor PoulsonAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownunknown
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
orange vermilion flowers with silvery throats. Lower petals vermilion rose. Tube very pale silvery rose pink. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals spatulate with acute tips. Flower length 7.5 cm. Upper width 4.5 cm., lower width 5 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., faintly angled, yellowish amber. Flowering mid May, early June (Australia). Normal shaped flowers.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-6; McM&H 1995: 135 paler than cv. 'Madam Ganna Waska' and deeper vermilion than cv. 'Monarch'. Almost identical to cv. 'Salmon Pink' (R&C Metcalfe). This plant was Carmel Metcalfe's No. 25, originally obtained from Trevor Poulson.
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