The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 119
REGAL SPLENDOR (Wild 56-33) Red, flowers 7" x 4". Two rows of collar petals, center full of petaloids, that are curly and crimped. Bulletin #186 September 1967.
RENYKENS (Krekler 1975) Single, hybrid, early red.
RHONDA (J. Franklin Styer) Japanese type. Light pink, yellow center, very tall. Late. Registered by J. Franklin Styer Nurseries, Concordville, Pennsylvania. Bulletin #190 September 1931.
RICHMOND (Krekler 1975).
ROBERT S. CRAWFORD - Japanese type, similar to Mikado, darker red. Medium sized, midseason, waved petals, dark rose red. Thick staminodes stained dark rose red, tipped light yellow Medium height. Bulletin #201 March 1972. Registered by William A. Crawford October 1, 1971. Named for the originator.
ROBERTA SOUTHARD (Krekler 1965) (K-22) Medium flower, late, conical deep pink, double. 32" plant. Bulletin #178 September 1965.
ROBERT (Gardener before 1951) Records lost due to death of originator. D.LM deep pink (604) late midseason. Tall. Registered by Mrs. J. A. Hanratty (sister) Mound, Minnesota. Bulletin #151 December 1958.
ROSE MARIE (Lins 1958) (ML-64) D.LM.LP. Rose type, double, red markings. Tall. Late. Awarded American Home Achievement Medal at Minneapolis 1958. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
ROSE OF MIAMI (Jones 1957) (3) D.M. Blush white double. Named for the first white child born Miami County, Indiana, who was kidnapped by the Indians and named by them White Rose. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
ROSE PEARL (Bigger 1963) (48-54) Largo x ?. D. light rose pink, double, fragrant, midseason. 32-36"'height. Bulletin #169 March 1963.
ROWENA BROWN (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1958) (N 415) D.L.M. Pink. Large rose type. Edge of petals silver. Color deepens at the base. Slight pencil of red on center petals. Registered Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #157 December 1957.
ROYAL CHARTER (Wild 1966) (W 51-1) E.D. red, 30-34". Large red with form of Mons. Jules Elie. Blooms with the hybrids. Bulletin #179 December 1965.
RUBY DELIGHT (Japanese Tree Peony) (Smitnow) 10-12" flowers of ruby red. Height 36-42". Mid-season. Flowers held well above a compact bush. Golden anthers. Dense foliage covers the stalks to the ground. Registered by Louis Smirnow. Bulletin #216.
RUSSELL EMRICK (Krekler 1957) (AT 19) Tall, double rose type, near white. No pollen. Bulletin #146 September 1957.
RUTH COBB (Wild & Son 1963) D.LM. Dark pink, double, midseason, stiff stems. Flowers 3" deep. Stamens hidden. Bulletin #167 December 1962.
RUTHIE (Krekler 1966) (66-B83) Tall, late wind pink Jap. Bulletin #182 September 1966.
SALLY (J. Franklin Styer) Double, high center bomb type. Clear pink, tall. Vigorous. Late. Registered J. Franklin Styer Nurseries, Concordville, Pennsylvania. Bulletin #190 September 1968.
SALUTATION (Jones 1960) (85) J.M.DP. (Lactiflora) Guards medium pink, staminoids narrow, yellow, midseason. Medium height. H.M. Van Wert, Ohio 1960. Bulletin #159 December 1960.
SATAN (Samuel E. Wissing 1964) (635) Minnie Shaylor x Officinalis Otto Frobel. Triploid. Red, semi-double, 36" flower 6h-T' across. Bulletin #173-174 June-September.
SCARLET O'HARA (Falk-Glasscock 1956) (Al-A-95) VE. R (Officinalis x albiflora) Guards scarlet, yellow stamens, flower large, single. Registered Mrs. Elizabeth Falk, Plainfield, Illinois Bulletin #142 September 1956.
SCHAFFE (Krekler 1965) Big lavender-pink Jap, double. Bulletin #176 March 1965.
SECRETARY GEORGE PEYTON (Murawska 1965) (Called Mrs. X) Avalanche x Mildred May) Double white, tall 40", no pollen, sister to PEACE. Cut flower. Named in honor of our former Secretary George Peyton. Bulletin #176 March 1965.
SHIRLEY KENNEDY (Nicholls-Wild and Son 1958) (N 949) D.L.M. white. White bomb. Guard petals large tinged pink. Flower similar to Mons. Jules Elie. Registered Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #157. December 1957.
SHOW OFF (Gilbert H. Wild and Son 1964) Anemone M. Red. (W-55-1) Red self, two rows of guard petals around a full row of fine petalodes. Tuft of stamens in center. Bulletin #172 March 1964.
SILVER SHELL (Gilbert H. Wild & Son 1962) S. EM. White. Flower 6 ½ -7". Two rows guard petals, center light yellow stamens. Bulletin #164, 1962.
SMOKE SIGNAL (Jones 1957) J.M. Deep rose (4) Jap, variegated center staminodes. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
SNOW DERBY (M16-69) Festiva Maxima x Alice Harding (Herb.) Edward Lee Michau, Derby, Kansas, 1975. White ball, stamens, pollen and seeds. Seven buds per stem. 30" height. Vigorous plant. Many side blooms, with the terminal bloom. Strong stems. Bloomed four years from germination. Bulletin #216.
SOMERVILLE (Krekler 1959) D.E. Pink, flower silver edged pink, sometimes with pink flecks. Bulletin #154 September 1959.
SPELLBINDER (Bigger 1960) Grandchild of Primevere. Single, early white. Small center of yellow stamens. Bulletin #158.
SPEEDWAY FLAME (White 1961) (66) D.E. Fire red. Medium flower, globular, medium height 30-36". Cut flower. Bulletin #161 June 1961.
SPOTLESS (Bigger 1963) D. white (23-54) Luella Shaylor x. Double, rose type, fragrant, 32-36" height. Midseason. Bulletin #169 March 1963.
SPRINGFIELD (Krekler 1962) D.M.P. Midseason. Tall. Silver light pink. Bulletin #166 September 1962.
SPRING GLORY (Auten 1960) (2251) D.E. Red. Deep red, black sheen. Large globular, medium height. Early. Bulletin #157 June 1960