Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Peter Pan’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Peter Pan'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-170

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Johnson Cactus GardensUSA

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownorange

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
Johnson Cactus Gardens described the flowers as tubular and brilliant violet crimson. Meier described it as orange red. Hoare described this cultivar as having a red center on bright purple. Flower length is 4 cm. width is 3.5 cm. Petals are broad, spatulate with acute to obtuse tips. Frontal view petal count is 10. Ovary is 0.7 cm. bronze red with 5 fluted ribs. EBH described the flower as a nice color with unusual filament arrangement giving the flower a yellow eye appearance.

Meier 1995: 21; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-10small phylloclades are yellow green to mid green, long and narrow with 4 - 5 rounded crenations per side. faint hair-like bristles in all areoles. New growth has a reddish hue. A R. x graeseri hybrid with predominant R. rosea traits. A poor grower according to E.B. Hoare.

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