The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 51
LADY LEY (Kelway) - Single - Pink - M.
LADY LILLIAN OGLE (Kelway) - Single - White - M.
LADY LUCK (Franklin, 1940) - Double - Lavender. Fragrant. Immense. List in Bulletin 91.
LADY MARY DASHWOOD (Kelway) - Single - White - M.
LADY MAYORESS (Kelway, 1909) - Double - White to rose. M.
LADY OF GRACE (Kelway) - Single - White, splashed crimson. M.
LADY OF LANGPORT (Kelway) - Double - Pink - M.
LADY OF THE LAKE (Lewis, 1923) - Double - Blush - M.
LADY OF THE SNOWS (Brethour, 1938) - rouble - White. From Canada comes this new one with tall white guards and yellow collar. A grand peony. Stems and foliage excellent. List in Bulletin 91.
LADY OF THE WEST (Kelway, 1912) - Double - Rose and White. Intermingling soft rose and creamy white. Center lighter than margin. M. Bulletin 38.
LADY ORCHID (Bigger, 1942) - Double - Lavender Pink - Late Midseason. Full double flower of a pretty shade of near lavender pink. The plant and foliage is very strong and clean and blooms freely every year. Bulletin 87.
LADY POCOCK (Kelway) - Double - White - M.
LADY RENNY WATSON (Kelway) - Single - Blush-Rose - M.
LADY RENNY WATSON - Jap. - Red. Baker's 1955 catalog.
LADY ROLFE (Roife) - Pink. Bulletin 73, page 24.
LADY ROMILLY (Kelway) - Double - Flesh - M.
LADY SOMERSET (Barr) - Double - Pink - M.
LADY STRADBROKE (Kelway) - Double - Rose - M.
LADY WOLSELEY (Kelway) - Single - Rose - M.
LAFAYETTE (Dessert, 1904) - Double - Pink. Lovely salmon pink with touches of heliotrope and a delicate shade of cerise in the reflex giving it a beautiful and striking effect. Large flowers with beautifully ftinged petals. Rose type. M. Wassenberg Catalog, 1954.
LA FEE (Lemoine, 1906) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Tall. Strong rose-like fragrance. Very large. Light old-rose pink, with a narrow collar of creamy pink of delicate transparent texture; strong rose-like fragrance. Free-flowering; wiry stems. Excellent foliage. A compact globular flower at first, with incurved overlapping petals like Le Cygne, developing a plumy crown later. It would be better if the stems were stronger. M.
LA FIANCEE (Dessert, 1902) - Single - White. See THE BRIDE or ALBIFLORA, The Bride. Yellow stamens. M.
LA FIANCEE (Lemoine, 1898) - Double - Cream - M.
LA FONTAINE (Dessert, 1893) - Double - Light Crimson - DISCARDED - M.
LA FONTAINE (Lemoine, 1904) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Tall. Notable fragrance. Large. Large guard petals and an incurved globular center; light old-rose-pink, with a pale violet tone, approaching lavender; a few center petals edged with crimson. Floriferous; strong stems. Good, distinct, light green foliage. M.
LA FRAICHEUR (Dessert, 1905) - Single - Pink. Tall. Faint fragrance. Large. A single rose of long, undulated petals of light-rose-pink, a little lighter at the base, surround a center of bright yellow stamens; carpels pale waxy green, with lighter tips. Upright; free-flowering; well supplied with foliage. A very attractive flower which is often very large. Color very pure and delicate. M.
LA FRANCE (Lemoine, 1901) - Double - Pink - Very Late. Tall. Fragrant. Very large. Clear, light pink, richer in center and flecked darker toward tips, with crimson splashed on outer petals. Floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Enormous, perfectly formed flowers of true rose type, with very broad and very deep petals of crisp, fresh, and distinct crepe-like texture. A remarkable show flower and equally good for garden decoration. M.
LA GRANGE (Origin unknown) - Double - Red - M.
LA HOLLANDE (Nieuwenhuysen, 1918) - Double - Deep blush-pink - M.
LAIUS (Origin unknown) - Double - White - M.
LA JOLLA (The Jewel) (Rosenfield, 1951) - Double - White - Late. Rosenfield Gardens, 1955 catalog.
LAKE O'SILVER (Franklin, 1920) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Light pink, silver tipped; golden anthers prominent throughout flower, central petals dark pink. M.
LALLA ROOHK (Brethour) Listed by Krekler, 1955. Information from Mr. Peyton.
LALLA RALPH - Shown by J. A. Bongers, Bulletin 73, page 28.
LA LORRAINE (Lemoine, 1901) - Double - White - Midseason. Tall. Rather poor fragrance. Large, cream white, tinted pink, darkest in center, with yellow glow from a few buried stamens. Free-blooming; stout stems. Good foliage. Rather flat when fully open and most attractive. Generally considered an unreliable bloomer, although established, healthy plants are very satisfactory. M.
LAMARTINE (Calot, 1860) - Syn. GIGANTEA . Double - Pink - M.
LAMARTINE (Lemoine, 1908) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium height. Fragrant. Large, ball-like blooms, with recurved, over-lapping petals of dark old-rose-pink of distinctly violet shade, each petal bordered with slaty lavender or pale grayish foliage. A dark, rather opaque'-pink variety of distinctly bold form and habit. Must not be confused with Lamartine (Calot, 1860) which is now generally called GIGANTEA . M.
LANCASTER (Brown, 1952) - Double - White. A beautiful rose shaped white double with occasional crimson markings. Large flowers and a good plant. Brown's Peony Gardens - 1955.
LANCASTER (Kelsey, 1937) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Semi-dwarf. Medium pink. Large, heavily petaled stiff stems. List in Bulletin 109.
LANGLEY (Bockstoce, 1955) - Semi-Double - Pink - Early - Hybrid. Medium height. Semi-double pink with good stems. A cross of an officinalis with albiflora on a 1F single red with an albiflora double white or pink. Bulletin 136.