Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Rainbow’ [Winton]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Rainbow' [Winton]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1026
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Betty WintonAustralia
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 petals have bright purple edges, rose-red centers and silvery silvery white throats and tubes. Lower petals with rose-red centers, silvery red-violet throats. Upper petals are broad spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals are sagittate with obtuse cuspidate tips. Tube is deep silvery mauve. Filaments are silvery with very faint mauve flush. Flower length 7.5 cm. Upper width 3.5 cm., lower width 5.5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.6 cm., smooth pear shape, deep yellow green with a reddish hue. Flowers are butterfly shape. Flowering late April to mid June (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW September 1983; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-2; McM&H 1995: 136
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