Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Rose Blush’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Rose Blush'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-208

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
William MorrisAustraliaEdwin B. Hoare

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
R. roseaR. × graeserired

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
carmine with deep carmine center line to reverse. Flowers are 3.5 cm. in length, 3.5 cm. in width. Petals are narrow with obtuse tips. Frontal view petal count is 15. Pistil is deep carmine with 4 - 5 white stigma lobes. Filaments are carmine, paler near anthers. Ovary is 0.8 cm. 5 angled to ribbed, green with bronze ribs on a rotate to funnel form.

Meier 1995: 22; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-14phylloclades are green with red-purple edging, averaging 5 cm in length, 1.5 cm. in width, with evenly spaced lateral areoles in small crenations. Short yellowish bristles in small linear and all lateral areoles. New growth is reddish tinged.

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