Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Watermelon Pink’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Watermelon Pink'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1356
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownorange
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
deep orange red with silvery orange throat. Lower petals deep peachy rose with silvery rose throat. Upper petals obovate with pointed tips. Lower petals oblanceolate with acute tips. Tube is 3 cm. in length, pale silvery mauve. Flower length 7 cm. Upper width is 3.5 cm. and the lower width is 4.5 cm. Tube length is 3 cm. Ovary receptacle is 1 cm., upturned, pear shaped, apple to amber green. Flowers are a normal shape. Australian flowering season is mid May or early June (Australia). Hoare, Cactus & succulent Journal NSW described the flower length as 7 cm., petal width 4 cm., tube length 3.5 cm.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
E.B. Hoare Notes: A-6-6-10; Cactus & Succulent Journal NSW, June 1987: 14-15; McM&H 1995: 139medium size, trailing growth. Almost identical to cv.'Manda's Orange'. Obtained from Sybil McGregor by Des Ellery of Buena Vista Nursery. (Edwin B. Hoare).
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