Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Real Purple’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Real Purple'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1563
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Jaap BosmanNetherlandsJaap Bosman
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknown2006purple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
zygomorphic, 7.5 cm. long flowers have solid pink-purple petals with darker red-purple margin lines. Petals are elliptical. Foremost anterior petal exhibits a slightly fringed apex. Stigma is carried above the anthers. Pods are smooth, ripening red. Purple-pink buds become more purple with maturity. Stamens have white anteriors, posterior 2/3 of filaments are pinkish purple, style is red, stigma is pinkish purple, temperature sensitive.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL Registrationbroad phylloclades have 2-3 small, forward facing dentations. Growth is upright, becoming pendant with age. Mature woody stems develop growths of spination similar to cactus areoles. Sister plant of 'Toverbal' and 'Pastel Surprise'.
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