Rhipsalidopsis Hybrid

‘Spring Song’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Spring Song'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-233

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des Ellery/Edwin B. HoareAustralia

Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
pale rhodamine broad center, edged paler with rhodamine throat. Flower size is 2 cm. in length, 3 cm. in width. Small, rounded spatulate petals have round to cuspidate tips. Ovary is 0.6 cm. with 5 angles, matte deep green on a rotate daisy shape. Frontal view petal count is 14. Note: more petals are visible and petals are rounder in shape than cv. 'Spring Glory'.

Meier 1995: 23; E.B. Hoare Notes: B1-16segment size is smaller than R. rosea. According to Phil A. Knight in the Ballarat Cacti and Succulent Society Journal (1970s), this was listed as one of the cultivars in Johannes Nicolai's collection in Dresden, Germany that survived WW II.

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