Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Robert’s Bicolour No.2’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Robert's Bicolour No.2'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1694
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
unknownAustraliaAdrian Roberts
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals with pale silvery magenta-pink throats suffusing through bright magenta to deep magenta pink. Lower petals have pale silvery magenta throats suffusing deep magenta pink. Upper petals lanceolate, slightly cupped with distinct keel-line to reverse side and pointed to acute tips. Lower petals long sagittate with acute tips. Tube is silvery magenta pink.. Flower length 8 cm. Upper width 4.5 cm., lower width  4 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1 cm., upturned, rounded pear shape, apple green with red-brown tinge at segment join. Flowers are normal to reverse umbrella shape. Differs from the other Robert's Bicolour by being much paler in color, narrower flower widths and a reverse umbrella shape (all petals recurved).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-3was retailed by Des Ellery's Buena Vista Nursery. Also named by Adrian Roberts, this cv. appears to be markedly different from the other 'Robert's Bicolour' cultivar.
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