Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Prairie Rosea’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Prairie Rosea'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-186

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Jack LawrieAustraliaDes Ellery

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
star-shaped flowers are pale, red violet mauve with darker center lines and reverses (Meier described them as pale carmine red). Flowers are 5 cm. in length and 7 cm. in width. Petals are obovate with pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is pale red violet with 5 white stigma lobes. Filaments are pale red violet becoming paler toward the anthers. Ovary is 0. 8 cm. yellow-green hue with 5 ribs. Each segment supports 1 - 4 flowers.

E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-12phylloclades have unpronounced lateral crenations. Linear areole is rounded. Yellow-brown,long hair-like bristles in all areoles. Phylloclades are standard R. gaertneri in size. A robust, strong grower.

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