Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Electra’ [Poulson]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Electra' [Poulson]SRL-Sch-XXXX-0996
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Trevor PoulsonAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
reddish carmine with carmine-violet hue to upper petals. Lower petals have pale carmine-violet centers. Petal edges are finely serrated. Rear petals do not have a carmine-violet hue.Flower length 7.5 cm. Upper width 5.5 cm., lower width 5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.9 cm., five angled, yellow amber to amber green. Flower shape is reverse umbrella. Flowers in June (Australia). Note: compared with cv. 'Bridgesii', 'Electra' is paler, flower is smaller without the silvery white tube and color is more reddish carmine than the deep rose red of 'Bridgesii'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-2; McM&H 1995: 125obtained by Carmel Metcalfe from Trevor Poulsen. The 'Electra' used in Joyce Carr's crosses was the US import (Joyce Carr).
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