The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 7
AUTEN'S PRIDE (Auten, 1933) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium height. Rose fragrant. Light pink with lavender shades. Extra large bloom on stiff stems just above medium height. Very free and a sure bloomer. Fine substance. Bulletin 54.
AUTEN'S RED (Auten, 1951) - Double - Red - Early. A full double, bomb type, with slight yellow markings. Very rich velvety dark red, large bloom, on a fine plant. Officinalis x albiflora. List in Bulletin 129.
AUTUMN JOY (Smith) - Listed by Mr. Krekler, 1955. Harry L. Smith, Redkey.
AUTUMNUS (Kelway, before 1891) - Single - Purple - DISCARDED - Midseason.
AVALANCHE (Crousse, 1886) - Double - Blush-White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance strong, but not sweet. Blush-white of waxy texture with a faint pink center and very narrow crimson edges to a few petals; a compact, generally incurved flower with the tips of the outer petals recurved from its ball-like center. A fair bloomer, with adequate stems and good foliage. Midseason.
AVANT GARDE (Lemoine, 1907) - Single - Pink - Very Early. Exquisite, single flowers of pale smoky-pink with golden tints and golden stamens. Albiflora x Wittmanniana. List in Bulletin 91.
AVELYN (Auten, 1943) - Double - Red - Early. A magnificent clear dark red bomb, loose petaled and opening easily. Officinalis x albiflora. List in Bulletin 91.
AVE MARIA (Mann-van Steen, 1936) - Double - White - Early Midseason. Average height. Blush fades white. Some flowers flecked or slightly marked red. Strong stems. Distinctive. A magnificent flower. Bulletin 64.
AVENDER (Franklin, 1941) - Double - Red - Midseason. First called DEFENDER . Fragrant. Crimson rose type. List in Bulletin 91, Bulletin 94, Page 15.
AVIATEUR LINDBERGH (Doriat, 1927) - Double - Red - Midseason. Rather dwarf in height. Very large and brilliant red flowers with some white markings and some stamens showing. Free bloomer. Opinion varies to a remarkable degree about the merit of this peony. Some think it one of the best reds while others consider its color very poor and not worth growing. List in Bulletin 60.
AVIATEUR REYMOND (Dessert, 1915) - Double - Red - Midseason. Tall. Not much fragrance. Very large, dull, light crimson blooms of globular form, with a strong lavender sheen particularly noticeable at the edges of the petals, and prominent yellow stamens; tall, strong-growing, floriferous plant, with stiff erect stems and dull reddish green foliage.
AWADJI (Millet) - Japanese - Pansy-Purple - Midseason.
AZTEC (Auten, 1945) - Name changed to ARAPAHOE in 1946. Letter from Mr. Auten, 1955.
AZTEC (Nicholls, 1941) - Japanese - Red - Midseason. Large, bright scarlet-rose. Staminodes rose with orange-rose, tipped with bright gold. No. 200 from MIKADO. Bulletin 83.
BABY KELWAY (Kelway, 1929) - Single - Flesh. Delicate flesh color of an exquisite tint, nearly white. Substantial and smooth petalled. Bulletin 38.
BAIRD (Kelway) - Double - Rosy Purple - Midseason.
BALFOUR (Kelway) - Double - Cherry-Rose - Midseason.
BALLERINA (Saunders, 1941) - Double - Greenish Yellow. Albiflora x Wittmanniana. Lists in Bulletin 91 and 129.
BALLIOL (Origin unknown) - Single - Red - Midseason.
BALL O'COTTON (Franklin, 1920) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance mild and sweet. Petals incurved, overlapping at first, forming a large, compact white ball; later, the enormous outer petals unfold, the evenly graduated inner petals form a rose-like center of crisp texture; a wire edge of crimson appears on a few petals and there is a faint lemon tint in the center when fully open; moderately floriferous; stems strong. Foliage good. Similar to but not as large as Le Cygne or quite so pure in color. Excellent habit for garden use. Midseason.
BALL WHITE (Lewis, 1924) - Double - White - Midseason.
BALTONSBURGH (Kelway) - Single - Blood-Red - Midseason.
BAND d'OR (Crawford, 1922) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
BANNER BRIGHT (Franklin) - Semi-Double - Pink - Midseason. First called FLUFFY RUFFLES. Brilliant medium pink. List in Bulletin 93.
BARBARA JEAN ROHE (Napier, 1937) - Midseason - Double - White. Medium height. Moderate fragrance. Large rounded guards with reverse slightly suffused blush rose. Center deep cream. Strong stems, good foliage, free blooming. Bulletin 80.
BARBARA UTTERBACK (Winchell, 1948) - Double - Red - Midseason. Large very dark red, somewhat darker than MONS. MARTIN CAHUZAC, but two weeks earlier. Strong stems. Good bloomer. Full double. Seedling No. 91A. Bulletin 112.
BARKER (Kelway) - Double - Rose - Midseason.
BARONESS SCHROEDER (Kelway, 1889) Double - White - Late Midseason. Tall. Normal fragrance. A double white tinted flesh pink. This pink will disappear as flower opens, leaving it a pure white. Strong stems and one of the best cut flowers. Excellent foliage. Opens better in water than in the field. Very large. Floriferous. Catalogs. M.
BATAAN (Franklin, 1943) - Double - Red - List in Bulletin 93.
BATTLE FLAG (Nicholls, 1941) - Japanese - Red - Midseason. A very deep, glowing red. Staminodes same color with golden reverse. Very unusual and attractive. Distinct. No. 196 from MIKADO. Bulletin 83.
BAYADERE (Lemoine, 1910) - Double - White - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance, strong lemon. Very large, overlapping white petals of translucent texture suffused with yellow from buried stamens, faint pink marks on outer petals and an occasional red edge; sparse bloomer; strong stems. Excellent foliage. A flower of especially pleasing form, good substance and carriage, but it has not proved very productive. Open center showing golden stamens. Not a strong grower and much inclined to disease. Midseason.