Schlumbergera Hybrid


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Edwin B. HoareAustraliacross #33/1983Edwin B. Hoare
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Pink Perfection''Heatwave'1983pink
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals exhibit silvery white bases and throats suffusing to very pale silvery rose-magenta centers, then to orange red. Lower petals are orange red with a silvery center stripe. Upper petals are sagittate with pointed tips. Lower petals are lanceolate with acute tips. Tube is 3 cm. in length, silvery pale carmine rose. Flower length is 7 cm. Upper width is 5 cm. and the lower width is 4 cm. Ovary is 0.8 cm. with 3 - 4 ribbed angles. Australian bloom season for this cultivar is mid May to mid July (early to mid season bloomer).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare letter to Des Ellery; McM&H 1995: 139phylloclades are bronze green and normal shape.
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