Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Pale Apricot’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Pale Apricot'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0932
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
unknownAustraliaCarmel Metcalfe
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pale red to vermilion rose. Upper petals very distorted, due to shape of the bud. Lower petals pale to crimson rose with silvery rose throat. Tube pale silvery rose. Petals are spatulate with long pointed tips. Flower length is 8 cm. Width is 5 - 5.5 cm. Tube is 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle is faintly 5 angled, 0.8 cm. Blooming season early to mid season.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare, Cactus & Succulent Journal N.S.W., June 1987: 12-13; McM&H 1995: 135semi-trailing. Carmel Metcalfe's No. 57, obtained from the Cacti Society of Victoria. Different from 'Cindy' (Edwin B. Hoare).
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