Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Pink Lady’ [Hollier]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Pink Lady' [Hollier]SRL-Rhi-XXXX-175

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
June HollierAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
funnel to star-shaped flowers are pale carmine violet with deeper throats and reverses. Flower length  is 4 cm., width is 6 cm. Petals are lanceolate to sagittate with acute tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is pale carmine violet with 4 thin white stigma lobes. Filaments are carmine violet incurving with anthers held tight to the pistil. Ovary is 1 cm. pale apple green, 6 ribs with a funnel shape. Petal pattern is interesting with 5 frontal petals, 5 second row petals. Between these these are 3 smaller - all visible from the frontal view. Behind these are 3 smaller petals and 3 sepals. Less floriferous than 'Prairie Rosea'.

Meier 1995: 21; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-11older growth is deep matte green with a purple edging. Crenations are tiny and hard to define with bristling in all areoles. New growth is paler, yellowish with a red edging. Growth pattern is trailing.

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