Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Robert’s Bicolour’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Robert's Bicolour'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1055
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Robert RawardAustraliaAdrian Roberts
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 silvery bases suffusing through crimson to deep carmine rose. Lower petals exhibit larger silvery centers suffusing deep carmine rose. Upper petals lanceolate with obtuse tips. Lower petals spatulate with broad obtuse tips. Tube is very pale silvery carmine rose. Flower length 8 cm. Width 3.5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1.2 cm. elongated, upturned, pear shape, apple green with a reddish hue where it joins the segment. Flowers are a normal winged to butterfly shape. Flowering late April to late May (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-3; McM&H 1995: 136thought to have been named by Adrian Roberts of Classic Winds Nursery (Edwin B. Hoare). Also known as Robert's Bicolour No. 1.
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