Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Russ Driskill’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Russ Driskill'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1578Ruud Tropper
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Dolly KölliUSAK104Ruud Tropper
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
large, open, slightly zygomorphic flowers have white centers suffusing to a carmine pink tips typical of the orssichiana species. Backs of petals exhibit a light yellow central stripe, not uncommon in S, orssichiana. Tube is short and white. Filaments are white with yellow anthers. The magenta-pink stigma is multi-lobed, typical for the species. Pericarpels (pods) are angular.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL Registrationthis orssichiana cultivar is unique because of its upright growth habit in contrast to the other ORSS forms which are a cascading in habit. Phylloclades are large, typical for the species. The orssichiana trait for extra apical dentation is also found in 'Russ Driskill'.
Ruud Tropper
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