Theia.  Bremer 2020.  Advanced generation lutea hybrid.  Seedling #NB-SH99.  Parentage:  (Door County Sunset x Seidl #141).  Single medium size flowers open with deep pink-red-orange blend coloration and fade to orange then cream yellow with rosy-peach borders and flush.  Petal backs show more yellow coloration with age than front side.  Petals are rounded and relatively flat and unruffled.  Plants produce blooms in profusion, unusual for lutea hybrids and a wide range of color variations may be seen on a single blooming plant due to aging (quite striking).  Carriage is upward and outward on stiff stems.   Foliage is wide and deep blue-green.   Stem hardiness is average to good for a lutea hybrid.  Plant dimensions in Wisconsin:  3.5 feet tall x 4 feet wide.  Plants have been divided successfully, as well as grafted.  Seed fertility is difficult, pollen easy.  Short maroon basal flares on petals.  Filaments and sheath are a dusty red-purple.  Stigmas cream-green flushed in pink.  Named for the Titan Goddess Theia.   Theia was the goddess of light, sometimes referred to as the goddess of shining elements. Ships in late September to mid October.

Color: Lavender-Pink-Coral, Orange-Peach, White-Cream
SPECIALTY: Fertile, Ornamental Foliage, Rare, TNT