The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 29
EXQUISITE (Kelway, 1912) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Poor fragrance. Large. Bright rose-pink, paling toward tips of the long, shaggy petals of the very loose, flat flowers. Floriferous; good stems and foliage. Young plants produce inferior, irregular flowers, but the form improves as the plant becomes established. At its best, the flower develops a large hollow crown with a starry shredded center. M.
EXQUISITE (Origin unknown) - Single - White - Midseason. Tall. Large. Good foliage. M.
EXQUISITE FIRST (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White - M.
FABIOLA (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Pink - M.
FAIRBANKS (Auten, 1945) - Jap. - White. Very tall. Distinctive in this list because it is the latest to bloom and opens palest pink, fading to white, with the usual yellow center. Vigorous. Date from Mr. Auten's letter. Auten catalog 1955.
FAIR ELAINE (Auten, 1939) - Jap. - Pink. Tall. Soft light pink and yellow. Larger and lighter than Day Dream, but with the same charming carriage of bloom above the foliage. Bulletin 80.
FAIRLEIGH (Brown, 1938) - Double - Blush Pink - Midseason. Good height. Fragrant. Large, blush-pink slightly deeper toward the center. Strong stems, robust plant. Bulletin 74.
FAIRY - Jap. - Light Pink. Wassenberg catalog 1955.
FAIRY BELLE (Neeley) - All stock died. List in Bulletin 91.
FAIRY DANCE (Auten, 1931) - Single - Light Pink - Early. Tall. Green carpels. Stiff stems. Bulletin 47.
FAIRY DREAM (Neeley, 1930) - Name changed to LETO . List in Bulletin 91.
FAIRY PINK (Franklin, 1939) - Jap. - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. A soft opaque light pink with ovate cupped petals in an irregular double row about a center of pale gold staminodes. Extra stiff stems. Petals have a fine texture and good substance. Bulletin 76.
FAIRY PRINCESS (Glasscock-Falk, 1955) - Single - Red - Early - Hybrid. Dwarf. Small dark red. Small, dwarf plant. Parentage unknown. Hybrid seedling. Bulletin 138.
FAIRY QUEEN (Auten, 1931) - Single - Pink. Medium height. Green carpels, several rows of petals, color similar to Therese, stiff stem. Bulletin 47.
FAITH (Saunders, 1929) - Hybrid - DISCARDED. Bulletin 37 (List in Bulletin 129).
FAITH FENTON (Brethour) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Tall. Strong stems. Large, medium light pink with stamens showing. It has good carriage. Wild catalog, 1952.
FALAISE (Keagey) Name reserved in Bulletin 101.
FAMIE (Saunders-Krekler, 1955) - Double - White - Early - Hybrid. Large. Parentage unknown. Bulletin 139. Named for MR. Krekler's mother.
FANCHON (Auten, 1945) - Double - Red - Midseason. Brilliant black red bomb, fiery, unfading and long lasting. Narrow center petals. Just below medium height and very stiff stems. Very unusual, very fine. Date from Mr. Auten's letter; Auten catalog 1955.
FANCY FREE (Auten, 1951) - Jap. - Red. - Early - Hybrid. A brilliant orange red, with yellow markings and occasionally a tuft in the center. Officinalis x albiflora. List in Bulletin 129.
FANCY NANCY (Auten, 1944) - Jap. - Pink. A soft cerise pink, almost uniform in color, of exceptional purity and refinement. Mr. Auten's letter. Auten catalog, 1955.
FANNIE HEATH (Cooper, 1946) - Double - White - Midseason. White with flesh tints when fully open. Bulletin 103.
FANNY CROSBY (Brand, 1907) - Double - Yellow-Pink - Early. Medium tall. An early yellow peony with pink guard petals. The plant is strong and thrifty and very floriferous. The side byds come into bloom with the main flower, and if left on the plant, they make a wonderful showing. If cut when first opening, the flowers will hold the yellow color; otherwise they fade to white. M. List in Bulletin 130.
FANNY LEE (Vories, 1924) - Double - Red - Midseason. Medium to large. A very distinct shade of American Beauty red. Plant and stem good. M.
FANTASIA (Lyman, 1939) - Name changed to CAPRICCIO. Bulletin 81. List in Bulletin 93.
FANTASIA (Saunders, 1931) - Single - Flesh Pink - Hybrid. Crinkled petals. Crimson stigmas. Albiflora x macrophylla. Second generation. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129.
FANTASY (Auten, 1925) - Double - Pink. Slight fragrance. Anemone type, but gives a Japanese effect. Outer petals deep pink, center yellow. M. Bulletin 25.
FANTASY (Guille, 1950) - Double - Flesh Pink. Tall. Exceptional free flowering variety and a profuse grower. Flesh pink with very large flat flowers. Guille's 1955 catalog and letter.
FARIBAULT (Brand, 1918) - Double - Pink. 1930 Wild catalog: Deep rose of a peculiar shade, with a silver sheen. M.
FASCINATION (Brethour, 1936) - Double - White. Tall. Delightful fragrance. A creamy white of perfect form.Large flowers with extra fine substance and typical rose formation. The stems are outstanding for sturdiness and the foliage is especially distinctive by its difference from the usual, making a beautiful specimen even when not in flower. Bulletin 65.
FAUSE (Miellez, 1855) - Double - Pink - DISCARDED. A very fine pink of good form. M.
FAUSTINE (Lemoine, 1924) - Double - Pink - M.
FAUVETTE (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Cream White - M.
FAVORITE (Berneche, 1920) - Single - Crimson - Early - M.
FAVORITA (Auten, 1956) - Single - Red - Early - Hybrid. Orange red, bright, deep. Single with two rows of petals. The color very fine. Stiff stems. Officinalis x albiflora. Letter from Mr. Auten, April, 1956. Auten's 1956 catalog