Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
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 flowers are deep rose red with silvery white bases. Petals edged bright magenta. Lower petals with deeper carmine edges. Upper petals broad spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals lanceolate with acute tips. Tube is rose red to magenta pink. Filaments are palest silvery magenta pink. Flower length 8 cm. Upper width 2.5 cm.; lower width 3 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1.2 cm., elongated, very upturned, pear shape, bronze green. Flowers are butterfly shape. Flowering mid May to mid June (Australia). Note: Earlier flowering than cv. 'Red with Purple Edge No. 2' (R&C Metcalfe), but later than cv. 'Red with Purple Edge '(Betty Winton). 'Raelene' differs from these in color, not having the purple to carmine-violet hue.variegated
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-1-A6-3-2; McM&H 1995: 136renaming of a plant received from Carmel Metcalfe, received as Variegated Red, but flowered the wrong color (Edwin B. Hoare).
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