Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustraliacross #28/1981Edwin B. Hoare
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Heatwave''Purple King'1981purple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals are carmine violet with paler silvery center stripes and edged bright magenta. Lower petals pale silvery carmine violet with darker edge lines. Upper petals are spatulate with acute to pointed tips. Lower petals are broad spatulate with cuspidate to obtuse tips. Tube and filaments very pale silvery carmine violet. Pollen is greyish cream. Flower length 8.5 cm. Upper width 4 cm., lower width 5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., faintly angled, pear shaped, apple green to pale opaque yellow green. Normal to bell shape flowers. Blooms mid May to late June (Australia). Flowers are paler than either cvs. 'Lavender doll' or 'Pink Parfait'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-4-4; CSJNSW June 1993; McM&H 1995: 136
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