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
TRUNseedling
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
white_pink_pink
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 revers umbrella shape. Flowers late June or early July (Australia). 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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