Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Variegated Red’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Variegated Red'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1334
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Des & Merriel ElleryAustralia
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
petals are carmine petals with bright red-violet edges, silvery striations radiating from bases and faint orange-red suffusion to centers. Petals spatulate with cuspidate to pointed tips. Tube very pale silvery red violet. Flower length 8 cm. Upper width 6 cm., lower width 5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.8 cm., upturned, faintly angled, pear shape, pale yellow green. Normal flower shape. Flowering May to mid June (Australia).
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW March 1986; E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-4; McM&H 1995: 139Des & Merriel Ellery (Buena Vista Nursery). The “Variegated” here refers to the striped flower (flower variegation may be indicative of a virus).
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