|Full Description: Trichocereus hybrid 'Marie Curie' Has a 6" to 7" diameter bloom with inner petals apricot to salmon colored with purplish-pink edges, wide petals and ruffled petal edges. Next row same but darker salmon-orange with darker purplish-pink to reddish petal edges and tips. Back petals are orange with a faint chartreuse mid stripe and dark pink to red tips, narrow, re curving petals. Stigma anthers and stamens are yellow to cream, green throat. Stem growth averages 4" to 6" in diameter by ? tall, posably 2 ft.+. A cross of ('Greta Garbo' = 'Schigra' x Trichopsis gelb) x 'Cantora Orange'. Hybrid #RL.1469.BS.9. Grown from a seedling by Ingo Bartels. Hybridized by Reinhard Liske of Germany.
More Info. : This Trichocereus hybrid was named after Marie Curie born Maria Salomea Skłodowska who was Polish and later a naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win it twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and was part of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes. She was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris, and in 1995 became the first woman to be entombed on her own merits in the Panthéon in Paris.
Marie Skłodowska Curie
( Born Nov. 7th, 1867 to July 4th, 1934 at age 66 )
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(Below are more pictures of Tricho. hybrid 'Marie Curie' in bloom; front, side and typical stem growth examples).
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