Schlumbergera Hybrid



NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Betty WintonAustralia
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
dark mauve flowers have white petal bases and lower throats suffusing to mauve pink lower centers. There are breaks of this mauve pink streaking into upper darker areas. Petals are wide, elliptical with pointed tips. Basal petals are smaller and narrower than upper petals. Tubes are white. Stamens are white flushed with mauve pink. Style is long with a light magenta-purple stigma held well beyond the anthers.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Des Ellery Note Card Z33; McM&H 1995: 138dark green, normal phylloclades with small forward facing dentations and shallow areole notches. Formerly known as 'Dark Mauve' and sold as 'Violaceum' (Edwin B. Hoare).
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