Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri (Schlumbergera bridgesii)
Epiphytic catus; stem jointed in segments; branches are flattened and weep gracefully.
Plant Form or Habit: cascading
Plant Use: rotational color hanging basket
Flower Color: red to purple
Blooming Period: spring winter
Height: 1 foot before it trails
Width: diameter of basked
Foliage Texture: medium
Heat Tolerance: medium
Water Requirements: medium
Additional Comments: May survive in low light for a period of time; medium humidity to prevent shriveling of the stems; allow to dry slightly between waterings; allow the tempertaure to drop in the evening to help induce flowers.