Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘W. Freund’


NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'W. Freund'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1700
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Curt KnebelGermany
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
upper petals magenta to bright magenta with pale silvery carmine-violet throats. Lower petals magenta with pale silvery carmine-violet throats. Flower length 6.5 cm. Upper width 5.5 cm., lower width 4.5 cm. Tube length 4 cm. Ovary receptacle 0.6 cm., five ribbed, amber green. Blooms early May to mid July. Note: 1) Tube more silvery and flower paler than S x buckleyi 'FF'. 2) cv. 'Holmesby Red' is paler, more carmine with carmine-violet throat. 3) 'W.L. Freund' is paler, more magenta pink with less silver to the tube, and a more reflexed, reverse umbrella flower than cv. 'Le Vesuv'.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-1-4E.B. Hoare cited the hybridizer as Curt Knebel. Sometimes referred to as 'Freund Wegener' (Friend Wegener).
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