Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Symphony’ [Australia]


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Symphony' [Australia]SRL-Sch-XXXX-1685
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
red violet with deep, bright magenta flush. Tube and filaments pale magenta pink. Ovary receptacle 4-5 angled. Upper petals red violet with deep red violet to bright magenta on petal faces. Lower petals with silvery salmon sheen. Tube and filaments pale magenta pink. Flower length 7 cm. Upper width 5.5 cm., lower width 6.5 cm. Tube length 3 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm., four or five angled, pale greenish amber. Reverse umbrella shaped flowers. Blooms late June to August (Australia). A large two-tone flower with a silvery orange reverse to lower petals. Note: 'Symphony' has a paler, larger flower than cv. 'Viviana'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW December 1983; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-2-4; McM&H 1995: 138probably not Johnson's cv. of this name, which has large orange truncata type flowers (E.B. Hoare).
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