Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Red Wings’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Red Wings'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1041
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownunknown
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals with small silvery throats suffusing through deep red with deep carmine-violet edges. Lower petals silvery carmine-violet throats to deep red. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals lanceolate with cuspidate acute tips.Tube is silvery carmine violet. Filaments silvery white with faint pale carmine-violet hue. Flower length 6.5 cm. Upper width 3.5 cm., lower width 4.5 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., faintly four angled, deep bronze with darker base. Flowers are distinctive with their deep carmine coloration and distinct deep carmine-violet sides (wings) which inspired the name. Flowering mid June mid July (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-3; McM&H 1995: 136obtained by Edwin B. Hoare from K-Mart, Lismore, 1989.
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