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■(TB) 'Theatre'

1981, Keppel

'Theatre' (Keith Keppel, R. 1981). Seedling 75-103C. TB, 34" (86 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards vervain (M&P 42-B-5 to 42-B-6); falls white ground with purple heather (42-1-8) dotted wash; white to lemon beard. Seedling 72-40A: (((('Irma Melrose' x 'Tea Apron') x (('Full Circle' x 'Rococo') x 'Tea Apron')) x 'April Melody') x 'Caramba') X 'Flamenco'. Keppel 1981.

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References

From Keith Keppel Iris catalog, 1981: THEATRE (Keppel '81) EM 34" (sibling to 'Broadway') Neglecta-plicata done in cool, subdued tones. Soft vervain violet standards; purple heather fall markings applied in a dotted to washed pattern, with the white ground showing toward the center of the flower. White beards, lemon in throat. Beautiful wide, full and ruffled form. #75-103C 25.00.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.
FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Here


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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-01
  • TB 'Theatre' bloomed at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, approximately May 24 - June 8, in 2017. -- HollyJohnson2017-04-01 - 02 Oct 2017
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2017-05-25 642TB Theatre (2RS).jpgjpg 2017-05-25 642TB Theatre (2RS).jpg manage 251 K 02 Oct 2017 - 21:19 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 TB Theatre. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/25/2017.
20170519_133723TB Theatre (3RS).jpgjpg 20170519_133723TB Theatre (3RS).jpg manage 147 K 02 Oct 2017 - 21:20 HollyJohnson2017-04-01 A single bud of TB Theatre. Photo taken by Holly Johnson at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, zone 4b, 5/19/2017.
IMG_1434.jpgjpg IMG_1434.jpg manage 420 K 27 Dec 2018 - 21:46 Main.davepote Photo by David Potembski, My Garden 2018, Finksburg, MD.
THEATRE_EI.jpgjpg THEATRE_EI.jpg manage 124 K 07 Sep 2015 - 19:55 Main.ruiris MSU botanical garden
Thatre_Keppel.JPGJPG Thatre_Keppel.JPG manage 54 K 01 Jan 2010 - 11:22 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Theatre-2015-1.JPGJPG Theatre-2015-1.JPG manage 47 K 07 Jan 2016 - 09:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Theatre-2015-3.JPGJPG Theatre-2015-3.JPG manage 46 K 07 Jan 2016 - 09:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Theatre-2015-4.JPGJPG Theatre-2015-4.JPG manage 37 K 07 Jan 2016 - 09:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
Theatre.jpgjpg Theatre.jpg manage 113 K 21 Sep 2014 - 21:58 Main.georgebacon Photo by George Bacon-Breezeway Iris Garden
Theatre01.jpgjpg Theatre01.jpg manage 70 K 27 Apr 2015 - 02:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth
Theatre02.jpgjpg Theatre02.jpg manage 105 K 02 Jun 2015 - 02:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Glanavon Iris Patch-New Zealand
Theatre04.JPGJPG Theatre04.JPG manage 134 K 01 Sep 2016 - 15:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
Theatre11.JPGJPG Theatre11.JPG manage 115 K 02 Sep 2021 - 11:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Theatre12BHI.jpgjpg Theatre12BHI.jpg manage 92 K 06 May 2012 - 15:11 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Theatre6.jpgjpg Theatre6.jpg manage 70 K 29 Nov 2013 - 22:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by South Jersey Iris
TheatreEI.jpgjpg TheatreEI.jpg manage 32 K 21 Dec 2012 - 14:52 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
TheatreN.jpgjpg TheatreN.jpg manage 39 K 24 Oct 2011 - 16:50 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
TheatreSI.jpgjpg TheatreSI.jpg manage 266 K 17 Oct 2019 - 15:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Ives.
theater07.jpgjpg theater07.jpg manage 39 K 12 Dec 2018 - 03:44 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
theatre01.jpgjpg theatre01.jpg manage 81 K 29 Jun 2015 - 22:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
theatre02.JPGJPG theatre02.JPG manage 79 K 19 Jun 2014 - 17:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rosalie Figge
theatre03.JPGJPG theatre03.JPG manage 84 K 10 Jul 2014 - 16:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Bee Warburton
theatre04.jpgjpg theatre04.jpg manage 80 K 18 Oct 2015 - 19:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia
theatre05.jpgjpg theatre05.jpg manage 111 K 12 Oct 2018 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sunshine Iris Nursery-Australia.
theatre09.JPGJPG theatre09.JPG manage 251 K 27 Feb 2020 - 16:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
theatre1.jpgjpg theatre1.jpg manage 157 K 04 Nov 2017 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
theatre2.jpgjpg theatre2.jpg manage 117 K 04 Nov 2017 - 16:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
theatre3.jpgjpg theatre3.jpg manage 78 K 04 Nov 2017 - 16:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
theatre4.jpgjpg theatre4.jpg manage 75 K 04 Nov 2017 - 16:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Evgeny Nazarov-Ukraine
theatre5.jpgjpg theatre5.jpg manage 227 K 04 Dec 2017 - 21:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
theatre6.jpgjpg theatre6.jpg manage 238 K 11 Jan 2018 - 18:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
theatre7.JPGJPG theatre7.JPG manage 271 K 28 Dec 2020 - 16:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
theatre9.JPGJPG theatre9.JPG manage 206 K 28 Mar 2020 - 20:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
theatreSG.jpgjpg theatreSG.jpg manage 15 K 03 Dec 2011 - 19:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises UK
Topic revision: r43 - 02 Sep 2021, TLaurin
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