Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Thor Alex’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Thor Alex'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1263
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownyellow
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
medium to dark yellow flowers have long, slightly arching white tubes. Long, lanceolate petals exhibit a distinct trait of folding down along their edges. Petal bases and throats are white. Petals refex with maturity. A long, magenta-red style carries a magenta-pink stigma held slightly beyond the anthers. Flower coloration is variable depending on temperature.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
commercial entryphylloclades are longish with prominent dentation. Mid 1990s. It is suspected that S. orssichiana genetics might be in the gene pool, as well as Cobia's original yellow 'Gold Charm' (Goodfellow). 'Thor Alex' has been used as a breeding plant. The list of named progeny in North America includes: 'Amber Rain' (J. Old), 'Ambrosia' (J. Old), 'Prairie Gold' (J. Old), 'Tweety' (J. Old), 'Eva Marie McKeen' (Lee Gordon Goodfellow), 'Lena Goodfellow' (Lee Gordon Goodfellow) and 'Lorraine Leclerc' (Lee Gordon Goodfellow).
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