Schlumbergera Hybrid

‘Weihnachtsfreude’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberApplicant
'Weihnachtsfreude'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1359
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Rudolph ZenneckGermany
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
TRUNseedling
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. truncata var. delicata'Monsieur Ed. Andre'red
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size
white_red_red
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionClades color
large sized flowers are bright orange red suffusing ever so slightly in their centres. Throats are white. Tubes are white. A magenta-pink stigma is held barely above the yellow pollen coated anthers. Size 6.4 cm. - 7.6 cm. length, 5 cm. diameter.
Clades sizePhylloclades formReferenceComments
Gartenwelt 53: 165–166 (1953); McM&H 1995: 117phylloclades 5 cm. - 6.4 cm. length. Introduced by Hermann Königer nursery, Aalen in 1953. One of the best cultivars (Horobin). Also called 'Königer's Weihnachtsfreude'.
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