The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 46
JOHN M. LEWIS (Lewis, 1921) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Mild fragrance. Large. Large guards of clear-rose-pink about a compact, well-developed, globular center of lighter flesh-pink, with an occasional wired-edge of crimson. Handsome bold flowers. M.
JOHN RICHARDSON (Richardson, 1904) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Moderate fragrance. Very large. Flesh-pink, darker in center and paling at the tips of the petals. Moderately floriferous; strong, spreading stems. Good foliage. Compact flat flowers of considerable substance. M.
JOHN STARK (Freeborn, 1953) - Single - Deep Crimson - Early. Tall. Seedling of NIPPON BEAUTY. Flower is large, petals well cupped with satin finish. Strong stems, carrying the flower well above the dark green foliage. Distinct from all other red singles. Named for General John Stark of Revolutionary fame. Bulletin 130.
JOHNNY - Jap. - Red. Red with a yellow center. Listed by VanLeeuwen, 1955.
JOSEPH ALETTI (Doriat, 1934) - Jap. Carmine Mauve. List in Bulletin 91.
JOSEPH CHRISTIE (Rosefield, 1939) - Double - White - Late. Medium height. White with faint yellow glow upon first opening. Perfect rose type of unusual refinement and great charm. Received Honorable Mention at Des Moines. Strong stems and clean healthy foliage well distributed on stems. Bulletin 76. Mr. Rosefield says Late.
JOSEPHELUS (Guppy, 1932) - Double - Bright Red. Bulletin 49.
JOSEPH GRIFFIN (Pleas, 1909) - Double - Pink - DISCARDED - M.
JOSEPHONE (Unknown) - Jap. - Carmine. Light carmine, pure yellow center. M.
JOSEPHINE - Single - Peach-blossom. Peach-blossom colored with golden center. Bulletin 72, pg 12.
JOSEPHINE HOPE HEALY (Brand, 1936) - Double - Rose-Pink - Late Midseason. Broad rounded petals of clear rose pink. List in Bulletin 91 and 130.
JOSEPHINE KELWAY (Kelway) - Single - Pink to White - M.
JOSEPH PLAGNE (Doriat, 1928) - Jap. - Carmine Red. Carmine red, gold yellow staminodes. Syn. in Bulletin 82. List in Bulletin 91.
JOSETTE (Brethour, 1937) - Single - White or pink to white. Medium tall. A large, single variety, saucer-shaped, with very wide and thick petals that holds its shape for days. Opens soft pink, fades to clear white and when not disbudded the white central pink, and the pink laterals make a very pretty combination. It has sturdy stems. Bulletin 70.
JOY (Saunders, 1928) - Single - Pink - Late - Hybrid - DISCARDED. Tall. Plant of very tall and upright growth, like a tall sinensis variety. Foliage heavy, dark green, nearer to sinensis than Otto Froebel. Flowers nearly single, two rows of petals, very bright rose-pink; good color; petals nicely rounded. Very finished bud-shaped flower of fair size and fine quality. Season of early sinensis. Pollen is sterile and the plant sets no seeds. Bulletin 37 - List in 129.
JOYCE (Auten, 1938) - Double - Pink. Pink double, trim bloom, rather flat which should open well. Color a clear pink close to that of Milton Hill. A charming bloom. Good stem. Bulletin 73.
JOYCE (Blacklock) - Double - White with pink cast. Midseason. Huge flowers of soft white with a pearly pink cast. Very delicate coloring. List in Bulletin 93.
JOY OF LIFE (Kelway, 1912) - Double - Flesh - M.
JUANITA (Auten, 1943) - Double - Flesh-white - Midseason. Flesh white of great refinement. List in Bulletin 91.
JUBILEE (Pleas, 1908) - Double - White - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Long, narrow petals, symmetrically arranged about a star-like center, white with a greenish tinge, and occasional pinkish flush on outer petals. Free-flowering. Long, weak stems. Good, light green, rather coarse foliage. An enormous, lacy, rather flat, fluffy flower of great beauty, but the stems are so weak it must always be staked to keep the immense blooms off the ground. M.
JUDGE BERRY (Brand, 1907) - Double - Pink - Early. Medium height. Slight fragrance. Very large. Even, light rose-pink of a delicate shade, with flesh tones in center, brightened by vivid yellow stamens in middle of flower and in the collar. Floriferous. Fair stems. Good foliage. Attractive, large, flat flowers of excellent color and texture, valuable because of its great size and very early flowering. M.
JUDGE DILLON - Double - Red - Midseason. Deep blood red, well formed and a good variety. Brant's Nurseries, Princeton, 111., 1955 catalog.
JUDGE ORR (Edlund, 1929) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Large flat pure pink. Petals long and narrow. Bulletin 39.
JUDGE SNOOK (Good & Reese, 1930) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Pale light pink to white. Grand form. Good plant. List in Bulletin 91.
JUDY BECKER (Sass, 1941) - Double - Red - Midseason to late. 30" high. Rose type. A very rich dark red peony of good size and substance. Sturdy stems. Bulletin 83.
JULES CALOT (Calot, 1861) - Double - Pink - DISCARDED - Dark pink. M.
JULIA (Auten, 1926) - Double - Pale Pink - Late - DISCARDED. Uniform pale pink, full double. A flower of great refinement. Bulletin 30. Discarded - List in 91.
JULIA GRANT (Saunders, 1939) - Semi-Double - Pink - Hybrid. Very fine clear pink. Albiflora x lobata. List in Bulletins 91 and 129.
JULIA RICHMOND (Richmond) - Double - White and blush pink. Late. Very double. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
JULIA WARD HOME (Hollis, 1906) - Syn. MRS. JULIA WARD HOWE. Double - Pink. Suffused white. Mrs. Julia Ward Howe. M.
JULIET (Lyman, 1942) - Jap. - Pink. Fragrant. Anemone type. Deep rose pink guards, center of broad petaloids flattish, notched, fading lighter than guards, curled and fluted. Very lovely, some carpels bear feathered tips striped white. List in Bulletin 93.