Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Pink Elephant’ [Winton]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Pink Elephant' [Winton]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1663
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Betty WintonAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals are rhodamine red. Lower petals deep carmine violet with paler silvery midstripe. Filaments and tube are very pale, silvery magenta pink. Petals are oblanceolate with pointed tips. Flower length is 6 cm. Width is 5.5 cm. Tube is 3 cm. Pollen is creamy grey. Ovary receptacle is 5 ribbed, 0.6 cm. Bloom season is mid to late.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare, Cactus & Succulent Journal N.S.W., June 1987: 10-11.large, open straggly plant with trailing habit. Phylloclades are apple green. Plant shape and segment form and color are identical to cvs. 'Allegro' and 'Opal Hybrid'.
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