Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Petite Melon’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Petite Melon'SRL-Sch-2024-0010Randy Whitton
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Randy WhittonUSARandy Whitton
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Cristen'pollen parent unknown2019pink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
color unknownyesextra small bicolor flowers have light pink/peach margins suffusing to creamy yellow centers. Petal tips vary from blunt to mildly tipped. A deep magenta-pink stigma barely extends past the anther cluster. Flowers appear large in relation to the size of the plant and its phylloclades.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
XXSdentateICRA Registrationextra small phylloclades make 'Petite Melon' a very unique miniature plant. Phylloclades are squarish with an average of one, occasionally 2 small to rudimentary dentations per marginal side. Areole notches are very shallow. Under lush growing conditions the phylloclades will be larger.
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