The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 32
FORTUNE TELLER (Auten, 1936) - Single - Light Red. Large bloom on good plant. Bulletin 65.
FOWLER (Kelway) - Double - Crimson - M.
FRAGRANS (Banks, 1805) - Syns. Andre Lauries, George Cuvier. - Double - Rose - Late DISCARDED Very fragrant. M.
FRAICHEUR (Lemoine, 1914) - Double - Flesh-White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Mild fragrance. Large. Pale flesh-white with a salmon undertone, outer petals flushed pink. Upright habit. Light green foliage. Bold, incurved flowers of heavy substance. Good specimens approach LE CYGNE in excellence of form. Of slow growth. M.
FRANCE (Kelway, 1917) - Double - Pink - M.
FRANCESCA (Kelway) - Double - Pink - M.
FRANCES HERNDON (Pfeiffer, 1932) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrant. Deep rose; yellow stamens showing through the petals. Free bloomer. Lists in Bulletin 91.
FRANCES MAINS (Mains, 1955) - Double - Light Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Mild fragrance. Parentage: GENERAL GORGAS x ALICE HARDING. Large, rose-type double of even light pink, deepening to the center. Stems strong, medium height. Should be disbudded. Color good under artificial light. Home Achievement Medal, Chicago, 1955. Bulletin 138.
FRANCES SHAYLOR (Shaylor, 1916) - Double - White - Midseason. Dwarf. Pleasant fragrance, slight. Very large. White, tinted yellow in the collar, occasionally flushed with pink on opening and bearing a few petals flaked with green and edged with red; free flowering good stems and foliage. Handsome, incurved, globular form on opening. The bright yellcw glow comes from anthers borne on the sides of many petals. A very distinct gold and white flower of notable beauty. M.
FRANCES WILLARD (Brand, 1907) - Double - Pink to White - Midseason. Tall. Mild fragrance. Large Opens pale pink, changing to white with yellow suffusion in collar; develops a hollow, symmetrical center and bears a few faint red lines. Very floriferous; strong stems. Heavy dark foliage. Blooms retain their excellent form, and the habit of the plant gives it value for garden decoration. M.
FRANCIS (Origin unknown) - Single - Red - M.
FRANCIS B. HAYES (Richardson, 1904) Double - Pink - DISCARDED - M.
FRANCIS EDWIN (Lyman, 1942) - Jap. - Double - Pink. Anemone type. Deep pink guards. List in Bulletin 93.
FRANCIS NEPEAN (Kelway, 1916) - Double - Carmine - M.
FRANCOIS (Origin unknown) - Jap - Rose. Bright rose, staminodes cream with golden edges; two rows of round petals. 1956 Chautauqua Plowerfield catalog. M.
FRANCOIS ORTEGAT (Parmentier, 1850) - Double - Red - Late Midseason - DISCARDED. Tall. No fragrance. A deep purplish crimson of semi-rose type, with golden stamens; medium size; blooms freely. Wild's 1954 catalog. M.
FRANCOIS ROUSSEAU (Dessert, 1909) - Double - Red - Early. Medium height. Fragrant. Large. Rich crimson, with dark silky sheen, lighter toward the base of the petals and brightened by the reflection from buried stamens; rose-bud center disclosing light yellow stamens when fully opened. Vigorous; upright growth; free blooming. Medium dark green foliage. A peony of variable quality. Frequently it has very few petals and is marked by a conspicuous ring of yellow stamens. Under favorable conditions the flower is almost a full, compact rose type. Color bright and lasts for a long time. M.
FRANK BRAMWELL (Kelway) - Single - Rose-Magenta - M.
FRANK E. GOOD (Good & Reese, 1929) - Double - Pale - Flesh Pink - Late. Long stems. Pleasing fragrance. Semi-rose type. Strong stems support large and perfectly pale flesh pink flowers, the color is intermediate between Solange and Mme. Emile Galle. The center of the flower is overlaid with delicate brownish salmon. Vigorous in growth. Bulletin 38.
FRANKIE CURTIS (Vories, 1924) - Double - White - Midseason. Height. Medium tall. Very large. Delicate flesh when first open, changing to pure white; guards broad and evenly rounded, surrounding a high, globular, chrysanthemum-like center of incurved petals. Strong and vigorous in growth, free flowering; very stout, stiff stems. Foliage heavy dark green. H
FRANKLIN'S PRIDE (Franklin, 1931) - Double - Pink - Late. 38" high. Fragrant. Very large full rose type, even pink, stiff stems, vigorous with leathery foliage, good bloomer. An improved Walter Faxon. Bulletin 47.
FRANK NEWBOLD (Gumm) - Jap. - Deep Pink - Midseason. List in Bulletin 91.
FRANK WADE (Gumm, 1930) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. A very fine light pink, good form, on fine stems. List in Bulletin 91.
FRECKLES (Neeley, 1926) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Full rose type. Delicate flesh pink, heavily shot with deeper pink, the whole developing into a beautiful uniform self pink. Stem vigorous, rigid and carries the bloom in regal form. Bulletin 49.
FRED W. PRATT (Kelsey, 1935) - Double - White - Early Midseason. Pure white outer petals, inner petals yellow, overcase with pure white. Earlier than Primevere, which it resembles. Deeper shade of yellow at base of petals. Anemone center. List in Bulletin 109.
FREEDOM,(Kelway, 1909-10) - Double - Tyrian-Rose - M.
FRIEND HARRY (Smith-Krekler, 1954) - Double - Dark Red - Midseason. 32" high. Upstanding plant with medium sized flowers of blackish red. Few side buds. Small center of stamens, white tipped carpels. Bulletin 133.
FRIENDSHIP (Glasscock-Falk, 1955) - Single - Pink - Early - Hybrid. Medium height. Pink with white edges on petals. Parentage unknown. Second generation hybrid. Bulletin 138.
FRONTIER (Kelsey, 1940) - Double - Pink - Late. Very massive double pink. Blooms last well. Plants strong. Bulletin 80.
FU-JI-MINE (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White - M.
FUJI-NO-MINE (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White M