Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Pale Lavender’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Pale Lavender'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0933
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Peter CooperAustralia
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
upper petals pale silvery carmen-rose centers to deep carmen-rose edges. Lower petals pale to deep carmen with magenta-pink overlay. Flower length 6.5 cm. Width 3.5 cm., Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.7 cm., four ribbed, amber bronze. Flowers mid June to late July (Australia). Definitely not a pale lavender. (E.B. Hoare). Note: 1) S. x buckleyi 'FF' is a redder hue with four angled ovary receptacles. 2) cv. 'D2' is larger, bright magenta pink with silvery magenta-pink petal faces. 3) cv. 'Pale Pink' lacks the pale silvery carmen-rose face to the upper petals.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-1-2; McM&H 1995: 135obtained by Carmel Metcalfe from Peter Cooper (Edwin B. Hoare).
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