Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Salmon Queen’ [Australia]

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Salmon Queen' [Australia]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1142
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownunknown
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
salmon apricot with pale silvery magenta-pink throat. Tube is pale silvery magenta pink. Upper petals are spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals lanceolate with pointed or acute tips. Flower length is 8 cm. Upper width up to 2.5 cm., lower width 4.5 cm. Tube length is 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1.0 cm., upturned, faintly angled pale bronze yellow green to pinkish amber. Butterfly flower form (recurved petals). Flowers late May to Late June (Australia). Comments: Paler in color than cv. 'Salmon and White' (R&C Metcalfe) and not as recurved in shape.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.H. Hoare Notes: A6-6-8; McM&H 1995: 137obtained by Carmel Metcalfe from Noel Kretschmann.
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