Christmas Day Red

Breeder:
Selecta/Ball
Summary:
Christmas Day has strong stems and a nice upright growth habit. In terms of plant structure it may be closer to Prestige Red than any other cultivar. Plants had very uniform breaking. The rounded medium red bracts were held flat and the young bracts were dark red. The medium vigor plants flowered mid-season. Plants should work will in a wide range of container sizes.
Color Vigor Timing
Red Medium Mid Season
Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2017 Oct. 8, 2017 Nov. 17, 2017 16.5 12.0
2016 Oct. 12, 2016 Nov. 16, 2016 17.5 13.5
2015 Oct. 10, 2015 Nov. 18, 2015 17.0 12.0
2014 Oct. 8, 2014 Nov. 16, 2014 18.0 13.0
2013 Oct. 6, 2013 Nov. 14, 2013 16.0 10.5
2012 Oct. 9, 2012 Nov. 25, 2012 14.0 11.0
2011 Oct. 7, 2011 Nov. 16, 2011 13.5 10.5
2010 Oct. 10, 2010 Nov. 20, 2010 15.0 12.5

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2017

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2016

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2015

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2014

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2013

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2012

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2011

Christmas Day Red
North Carolina State University
2010

Trial Year Bract Color Cultivar
Anthesis
Height
(inches)
Diameter
(inches)
2017 Nov. 1, 2017 Nov. 28, 2017 17.0 19.0
2016 Oct. 29, 2016 Nov. 29, 2016 12.0 12.5
2014 Nov. 5, 2014 Nov. 28, 2014 16.5 17.6

Christmas Day Red
University of Florida
2017

Christmas Day Red
University of Florida
2016

Christmas Day Red
University of Florida
2014