The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 69
MRS. A. L. CHAPIN (Home Garden Co., 1937) - Jap. - Red. This is on the border line between red and pink. It is almost an anemone type and is very good especially when first opened. List in Bulletin 91.
MRS. ALICE BRETHOUR (Brethour) - Bulletin 74, page 26.
MRS. A. M. BRAND (Brand, 1925) - Double - White - Late. Medium tall. Fragrant. Very large. Clear white flower of flat form; guard petals broad and slightly differentiated; center of broad graduated petals of remarkable substance. Upright growth; strong stems. Heavy, rich green foliage. Midseason.
MRS. A. O. NORTON (Norton, 1928) - Double - White - Late. Large creamy white of beautiful form. F.C.C. List in Bulletin 91.
MRS. A. S. GOWEN (Brand, 1936) - Double - Red - Late Midseason. Symmetrical rich red of great promise. List in Bulletins 91 and 130.
MRS. BARRET (Pleas) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
MRS. BATES (Franklin, 1939) Should be ALICE REED BATES. List in Bulletin 93.
MRS. BAYARD THAYER - Mr: Klehm's exhibit - Bulletin 54, page 2.
MRS. BECKET (Pleas, 1910) - Double - Deep Rose - Midseason.
MRS. BEERBOHM TREE (Kelway) - Single - Blush-White - Midseason.
MRS. BRYCE FONTAINE (Brand, 1916) - Double - Late Midseason - Red. Rich black-red. One of the best. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.
MRS. CAREW (Brand, 1907) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Fragrant. Silvery light pink. List in Bulletin 130.
MRS. CHARLES GILBERT (Shaylor, 1916) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
MRS. CHARLES MAYO (Brand, 1942) - Double - White - Midseason. Pure glistening white. High built. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.
MRS. COL. LINBERGH (Simpson, 1929) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Fragrant, rose fragrance. Strong stems. Light green foliage. A free bloomer. Flowers large with rose fragrance. Bulletin 40.
MRS. C. S. MINOT (Minot, 1914) - Double - Flesh - Late. Dwarf. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Guard petals large, undulating, flesh-pink with coppery 'tints on outer surface; center incurved, flesh-white in collar darkening to cream pink in center, illumined by a few golden yellow stamens and sometimes marked by several prominent crimson blotches. Floriferous; stiff stems. Good foliage. A variety of unusual color, especially when viewed from the back. Almost full rose type, and has a definite bomb form on first opening. M.
MRS. DEANE FUNK (Brand, 1928) - Semi-Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Large rose petalled pure pink with a distinctive row of golden stamens lighting up the flower. Lists Bulletins 91 and 130.
MRS. E. DUNKELS - Probably same as MRS. ERNEST DUNKELS. Bulletin 59, page 37.
MRS. EDWARD BROMET (Kelway, 1929) - Double - White - Early. Sweetly scented. Fine double white with faint blush in outer petals. Bulletin 38.
MRS. EDWARD HARDING (Shaylor, 1918) - Double - White - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance not notable. Large. White, illumined by many golden stamens hidden under the petals and by a bright tuft of them in the center when fully open. Free-flowering; stiff stems. Excellent foliage. A very handsome flower of perfect form and delicate, lacy quality.
MRS. E. HORWOOD (Kelway) - Double - Rose - Midseason.
MRS. E. I. STAHLY (Kundred, 1951) - Mrs. Ernest I. Stahly. Double - Red - Late. Tall. Only a trace of fragrance. Full double with no stamens. The flower is of good size and marked especially by being built high in the center with extra long petals. Flower is held tightly together and stays compact for the life of the flower. It is a desirable red color, does not fade or burn in the sun, stands out well in the field. Stems adequate. The flower always opens even though it comes to bloom late. Introduced by Ernest I. Stahly, Goshen, Ind., with the above description. Listed by Mr. Krekler, 1955.
MRS. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (Franklin, 1932) - Double - Pink - Early to late midseason. Double, with extra long, loose petals of soft rose color. Its size, form and color combine to make it most attractive. A good flower and free bloomer. Bulletin 53.
MRS. FRED ATHROP (Athrop, 1941) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Very tall. Huge bloom. Opens with deep yellow center which develops into a collar below a crown of dazzling white. Some years the white is edged with carmen. No stamens or carpels. Strong stems. Profuse bloomer. Bulletin 83.
MRS. FREDERICK DAVIDSON (Kelway) - Double - White - Midseason.
MRS. GEORGE BUNYARD (Kelway, 1898) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Pleasant fragrance. Large. Bright rose-pink, darker in its well-formed symmetrical center. Floriferous. Strong stems and foliage. A bold, handsome flower of regular form with a rose-bud center, opening rather flat. M.
MRS. GEORGE RAWSON (Allison, 1931) - Double - Light Pink - Late. Tall. Slightly fragrant. High-built blooms of light pink, shading darker towards center with touches of red on center petals. Large blooms with clean buds which always open well. Long, stiff stems. Foliage medium light green. A very reliable bloomer. Bulletin 47.
MRS. GUY REED BATES (Franklin, 1939) - Should be ALICE REED BATES. Double - Pink. List in Bulletin 93.
MRS. GWYN LEWIS (Kelway) - Double - White. 1930 Wild catalog: White; a beauty of large size; very fragrant; globular, compact flower. Midseason.
MRS. HARRIET GENTRY (Brand, 1925) - Double - White - Late. Pure white, with greenish tinge at base of petals. Strong grower; free bloomer. M.