Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Ben'1976red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
pale silky apricot with silvery throat. Lower petals peachy rose with silvery pale magenta pink throat. Upper petals spatulate with pointed tips. Lower petals sagittate with obtuse tips. The very pale silvery magenta pink tube. Flower length is 8 cm., Upper width 4 cm., lower width 4.5 cm. Tube 3 cm. Ovary receptacle is 0.7 cm. upturned, opaque pinkish yellow. Flower shapes are bell to reverse umbrella. Bloom season is mid May to late June (Australia). McM&H description:pale apricot with silvery pink throat. Des Ellery described the flower as light apricot with pale mauve column (tube).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card BV21; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-6-9; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1990; McM&H 1995: 137more apricot, not the pinkish orange of cv. 'Mystic. Blooms more bell shaped.
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