Christmas Beauty Red

Breeder:
Selecta/Ball
Summary:
Christmas Beauty was distinctive for its rounded medium red bracts with smooth edges. Branch development was uniform. The low to medium vigor plants flowered mid-season. The plants had strong, thick stems and habit was a nice uniform round shape. This cultivar has performed well in UF post-production trials. Christmas Beauty has a lot of potential and should work will in small to medium-sized container sizes with very little PGR needed.
Color Vigor Timing
Red Low Mid Season
Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2017 Oct. 7, 2017 Nov. 16, 2017 17.0 10.0
2016 Oct. 12, 2016 Nov. 20, 2016 14.5 11.0
2015 Oct. 11, 2015 Nov. 21, 2015 17.0 10.5
2014 Oct. 7, 2014 Nov. 19, 2014 17.5 11.0
2013 Oct. 5, 2013 Nov. 19, 2013 16.5 10.0
2011 Oct. 12, 2011 Nov. 20, 2011 14.0 10.0
2010 Oct. 10, 2010 Nov. 21, 2010 16.0 10.5

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2017

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2016

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2015

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2014

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2013

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2011

Christmas Beauty Red
North Carolina State University
2010

Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2017 Oct. 29, 2017 Nov. 30, 2017 17.5 19.0
2016 Oct. 27, 2016 Nov. 30, 2016 12.5 13.5

Christmas Beauty Red
University of Florida
2017

Christmas Beauty Red
University of Florida
2016