Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Red with Purple Edge No. 2’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Red with purple Edge No. 2 'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1696
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Robert & Carmel MetcalfeAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals scarlet with deep magenta pink edges, silvery throats. Lower petals broader with deep magenta-pink edges, scarlet centers. Smaller, silvery magenta-pink throats. Upper petals lanceolate with pointed tips. Lower petals long obovate with obtuse tips. Tube silvery white with magenta-pink tinge. Flower length 8 cm. Width 3 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., faintly four angled, deep yellow to bronze green with reddish hue. Winged to butterfly shape flowers. Late May mid June flowering (Australia). Note: later flowering than cv. 'Red with Purple Edge No.1' (Betty Winton). Larger flower with more recurved lower petals than cv. 'Robert's Bicolour'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-2; McM&H 1995: 136mentioned by name only in McM&H.
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