The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 21
DISRAELI (Kelway, 1908) - Double - Amaranth - M.
DISTINCTION (Dessert, 1895) - Jap. - Violet-Red - DISCARDED. M.
DISTINCTION (Franklin) - Name dropped. Lists in Bulletins 91 & 93.
DIXIE (Franklin, 1931) - Double - Red - Late. 34" high. Very dark red, bomb type, large, good stems, vigorous. Color of Philippe Rivoire. Manual Supplement. Bulletin 47.
DOCTEUR ANDRY (Calot, 1864) - Double - Purple-led - DISCARDED - M.
DOCTEUR BOISDUVAL (Guerin, 1850) - Double - Maroon - M.
DOCTEUR BRETONNEAU (Guerin, 1850) - Double - Lilac - DISCARDED - M.
DOCTEUR BRETONNEAU (Verdier, 1854) - Syn. LADY LEONORA BRAMWELL. - Double - Lilac-Rose - DISCARDED - M.
DOCTEUR CAILLOT (Verdier, 1856) - Double - Tyrian-Rose - DISCARDED - M.
DOG ROSE (Kelway) - Jap. - Light Pink. Delicate light pink. Listed in Wassenberg catalog.
DOG ROSE (Wallace) - Jap. - Pink - M.
DOLLY VARDEN (Brethour, 1937) - Jap. - Pink. Tall. Strong growing, color violet-pink, with violet-pink petaloids. Quite an unusual color. Bulletin 70.
DOLLY VERDINE - Bulletin 125, Page 11.
DOLORES (Origin Unknown) - Double - Lilac Pink - M.
DOLORODELL (Lins. 1942) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. 3 year old plants 36" high. Full double vivid medium pink. Color practically that of WALTER FAXON. Very large bloom form on strong stammed plants. Foliage way down. Bulletin 90.
DONALD (Kelsey, 1936) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Very tall - about 54". Fragrant. Rose pink; light green foliage. Stems very wiry, carrying medium sized flowers. Broad, incurved outer petals around closely packed row of shorter petals. Faint tinge of yellow deep in petals. Catalog 7 Bulletin 80.
DONNA BERKLEY (Sass, 1942) - Double - White - Late. Medium height. This is a large, pure white of full rose type. Strong stems give ample support to the large flowers. Large green foliage produced low on the stem. Bulletin 87.
DONNA JEAN (Brown, 1949) - Jap. - Pink."The petals, stamens and pistils are all a soft blush pink. There is no discordant note to mar the entrancing loveliness of this beautiful flower." Brown's peony Gardens, 1955. Bulletin 125, page 25. Date from Mr. Brown's letter, 1955.
DORA HART (Gumm, 1926) - Name changed to GARNET. List in Bulletin 91.
DORCHESTER (Richardson, 1870) - Double - Flesh. 1930 Wild catalog: Very late, large and full, fine pink it does not sun scald. M.
DOREEN (Sass, 1949) - Jap. - Light Rose Pink. Midseason to late midseason. Medium height. Guards: well rounded, large, medium light rose pink. Staminodes : yellow, suffused with color of the guards. Anthers transformed to yellow tips and edges to the staminodes. Carpels; small, green, turning dull red. Stigmas: bright red. Disc not evident. Foliage: light green, medium sized. Stems: strong, medium height. A distinctive flower of several shades of pink. Bulletin 122.
DORIS (Shaylor, 1920) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium tall. Cup-shapped blooms of fresh pink with deeper pink touches on flowers of well-developed plants. Strong grower; free bloomer. M.
DORIS COOPER (Cooper, 1946) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Very light pink, fully double. Tall with good stems. Beautiful form and coloring. Bulletin 103.
DORIS SHAYLOR (Shaylor) - Double - Pink. Fine pink. Free bloomer. From Gene Wild's list.
DOROTHEA (Murawska, 1946) - Double - Cerise - Early midseason. Letter from Mr. Murawska, 1955.
DOROTHY (Kelway, 1898) - Single - Violet-Rose - M.
DOROTHY ALLISON (Shaylor, 1918) - Single - Pink - M.
DOROTHY BLAKE - Bulletin 111, Page 10.
DOROTHY DANIELS (Kelway) - Double - Pink - M.
DOROTHY E. KIBBY - Syn. COURONNE D'OR. - M.
DOROTHY J (Jones, 1938) - Double - Pink - Late. Height: 40", Odor of chocolate. A rose type double, the color of a salmon tea rose with a darker flush at center of flower. Perfect in carriage, symmetrical petalage with center full and lacy. The heavy stems with light green foliage carry a peony that is perfect in bud and gorgeous in full bloom. Bulletin 71.
DOROTHY KELWAY (Kelway) - Double - Pink - M.
DO TELL (Auten, 1946) - Jap. - Pink. Outer petals very pale orchid pink, narrow center petals much darker, some of them red. A very striking combination, with the color contrast the strongest of any type I (Auten) have seen. Letter from Mr. Auten, 1955. Auten catalog.
DOUGLAS MacARTHUR (Rosefield, 1942) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Large clear light pink .List in Bulletin 91.
DOUG'S WHITE (Brown, 1952) - Double - White. A magnificent new pure white. The bloom is very large and deep. The plant is strong and carries the huge bloom erect. Brown's Peony Gardens, 1955. Date of introduction from letter, 1955.
DRAGON'S HEAD - TATSUGASHIRA - Jap. - Crimson.
DRAGON'S NEST (Auten, 1933) - Jap. - Red. Very bright red guards, a bright yellow Jap collar and a tuft of red petals in the center. A very bold and modified Jap. Bulletin 54.
DR. BARNSBY - See DR. H. BARNSBY
DR. BONAVIA (Kelway) - Double - Pink - M.
DR. CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM (Brand, 1936) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Tall. Tall, large, white, tinted green at base of petals. Lists in Bulletins 91 & 130.
DREADNOUGHT (Barr) - Single - Crimson - M.
DR. EDGAR PLEAS (Pleas, 1900) - Syn. OSTRICH PLUME. Jap. - Pink - DISCARDED -