Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Shocking Pink’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Shocking Pink'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-224

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Johnson Cactus GardensUSA

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpink

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
petals are rhodamine, edged deeper at the base with rhodamine throat. Flower is 2.5 cm. in length, 5 cm. in width. Petals are lanceolate to sagittate with acute pointed tips. Frontal view petal count is 13. Pistil is magenta with 5 (3mm. long) white stigma lobes. Filaments are deep rhodamine. Ovary is 0.7 cm. with 5 ribs, deep amber on a rotate, star shape.

Illustration: California Epi Center Catalog, 85/86: 22. Rainbow Gardens Catalog 86: 20; Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-15phylloclades smaller than R. gaertneri.

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