AMERICAN PEONY SOCIETY PEONY CHECK LIST 1986 -1996
(Compiled by Greta M. Kessenich, Registrar, Nomenclature Department) p. 11
FESTIVA POWDER PUFF
FESTIVA POWDER PUFF (Roy G. Klehm), Barrington, IL, 1986. Double lactiflora, seedling #121G. Most attractive large fully-double fluffy blush to white with nice candy striping. The form is flat, with stamens, pollen and fragrant. Good stem strength, 26", bloom mid-season. Bulletin #259.
FESTIVE PIXIE (Roy G. Klehm), Barrington, IL, 1986. Seedling #107M. lactiflora bomb. Pure white, short growing, well-formed bomb, with attractive red candy streaking. Excellent stem strength, 26-28", good substance, reliable, no seeds, pollen or stamens. Midseason bloom. Bulletin #259.
FIREBOLT (David L. Reath, Vulcan, Michigan), Jan. 28, 1992. Seedling #82- 14; first year bloomed 1982. Parentage Old Faithful x Royal Rose. This red hybrid has excellent substance, very heavy stems 34 inches, upright habit of growth. Plant is fertile as a pod and pollen parent. Inherits the good plant habit of its pod parent, Old Faithful. Bloom, late hybrid season. Bulletin #282. June, 1992.
FIRST ARRIVAL (Roger F. Anderson), Ft. Atkinson, Wisconsin, 1986. Semi-double Itoh hybrid, lavender pink. Seedling #A80-01. First bloomed 1984. Parentage: Martha W. x Reath hybrid tree. Lavender pink blooms when first open; as the flower gets older, it fades to a lighter pink. No pollen or seeds. The 24" stems hold the 4-5" flowers on the top of the plant which has dark green foliage, blooming at mid-season. Bulletin #259.
FRINGED IVORY (Roy G. Klehm), June 8, 1989. Seedling #121 I, Double, Line bred Bowl of Cream. First bloomed about 1970. Ivory white, flat form double. Stamens show through. Double-triple row of guard petals. Inner petals are fringed. Good substance, has stamens and pollen, no seeds, mildly fragrant. Very good stem strength, 34 in. height, midseason bloom, foliage is deep dark green. Bulletin #271.
GARDEN LACE (Don Hollingsworth, Kansas City, Missouri, April 15, 1992. Seedling #Hollingsworth 1853. Parentage Nome x Cytherea. Bloomed before 1980. This lactiflora type of hybrid origin is of Japanese form, clear broad light pink petals, lacy curved staminodes of soft yellow, forming a persistent center ball. Abundant amount of bloom and seeds. 30" height, excellent stem strength; foliage makes a broad bush, blooms mid- season with the later midseason hybrids. Good landscape variety. Bulletin #282. June, 1992.
GERRY (Roy G. Klehm), Sept. 27,1988. Seedling number unknown. Rose red double hybrid. Well structured bomb with good substance. Very good stem strength which holds 6" bloom, 32 inches in height. The plant is vigorous with dark green foliage; the flower is fragrant and blooms in early-mid-season. Named after Geraldine Smith, devoted employee for 40 yrs. working with peonies. She keeps all the varieties straight. Her husband is Edward Smith, made famous by "Mr. Ed." peony. Bulletin #268.
GIGI (Roy Pehrson - registered by William J. Seidl), April 12, 1989. Seedling #GG-1 Japanese (anemone) lactiflora. First bloomed (guess) about 1972, received from Roy P. 1978. Parentage: Garden Glory x unknown. Dark rose-red anemone, central petaloids lighten with age, small to medium size flowers followed by 3-4 laterals. Good substance, reliable, sets seeds. Thin wiry stems holding flowers without support. Early to midseason, very good foliage, 40" height. Bulletin #270.
GLADYS MCARTHUR (Gladys McArthur, 1950, Alexandra, Otago, New Zealand). Permission given for registration to The New Zealand Peony Growers Group, June 6, 1991. Seeding #McArthur 20. Craigmore purchased six of seeding in 1981. The plants have been divided and the bloom is consistent, reliable, double white ball. Average amount of bloom that is fragrant. There are small red stripes on the back of the bud. The side buds have moderately long stems. First open, the flower is pale pink and develops to creamy white. Outer petals have tiny flecks of red. The plant has tall straight stems, long pointed leaves, slightly waved. Midseason. Registered by The New Zealand Peony Growers Group. Bulletin #279.