The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 35
GIANT JAP (Franklin) - Jap. - Pink. An extra large pink Jap. as its name implies. Franklin's 1955 catalog.
GIGANTEA (Calot, 1860) Syn. LAMARTINE. - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Tall. Mild, pleasing fragrance. Very large. Clear rose-pink, fading to light old-rose -with silver tipped petals. Floriferous; sprawling stems. Good foliage. Its chief worth is its size, which is sometimes enormous. Likely to be a coarse, rough flower of flattish form, and it seems to be of best quality on young plants. Stems too weak to support blooms. Called Gigantea to distinguish it from another Lamartine introduced by Lemoine. M.
GILBERT BARTHELOT (Doriat, 1931) - Double - Pink. Silvery pink with slaty tints. Stamens show. Wassenberg catalog, 1954. List in Bulletin 91.
GILBERTE (Lemoine, 1927) - Double - Pink - M.
GILLIAN (Saunders, 1950) - Single - Pink - Early - Hybrid. Like the popular Janice, but even paler, becoming silvery. Albiflora x lobata. List in Bulletin 129. Saunders 1955 catalog
GIL'S EMPEROR (Richmond) - Jap. - Red and bronze centers. Midseason. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
GINETTE (Dessert, 1915) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Dwarf in height. Mild fragrance. Large. Pale pink with faint old-rose shading and crimson marks; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. A deep cupped flower showing stamens. Petals very long and often shaggy in flowers of young plants. Excellent for the garden because of its dwarf, compact habit. M.
GINKO-NISHIKI (Origin unknown) - Single - White, streaked crimson - M.
GINNY (Freeborn, 1947) - Double - Red - Early - Hybrid. 30" tall. Seedling of TAMATE-BOKU. Brilliant red double of medium size with a good plant and strong stems. Some blooms of Jap form with outer staminodes narrow and pointed. No filaments. Carpels pale yellow. Stigmas overcast with red. Disc - an almost imperceptible pale green ridge. Origin uncertain. List in Bulletin 129. Bulletin 111.
GISELE (Lemoine, 1908) - Double - Cream - DISCARDED - M.
GISMONDA (Crousse, 1895) - Double - Pink - Very Late. Tall. Strong rose-like fragrance. Large. Pale creamy pink, with rose-pink center; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. A very symmetrical flower with a short creamy collar dividing the larger outer petals from the well-shaped somewhat darker center. M.
GLEAM (Franklin) - Double - List in Bulletin 91.
GLEAM OF GOLD (H. P. Sass, 1937) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Color pure white with a broad yellow collar creating an exquisite combination of gold and white. Bulletin 69.
GLINT OF GOLD (Lewis, 1923) - Jap. - Pink - M.
GLOBE OF LIGHT (Kelway, 1928) - Double - Pink. Outer petals are deep rose, forming a round cup formed with a very large bunch of fine yellow petals, very distinct and attractive; looks like a yellow peony with pink outer petals. 1956 Chautauqua Flowerfield catalog. Bulletin 38.
GLOIRE de BOSKOOP (Origin unknown) - Double - White. One of the older varieties of good whites with tints of pink shadings. M.
GLOIRE de CASPRIT CALLOT (Origin unknown) - Not an authentic name. M.
GLOIRE de CHARLES GOMBAULT (Gombault, 1866) - Double - Pink. Introduced into commerce by Dessert. M.
GLOIRE de CHENONCEAUX (Mechin, 1880) - Double - Red, edged white. Midseason - DISCARDED. 1930 Wild catalog: Large, medium rose-pink flowers, center petals marked red. M.
GLOIRE de DOUAI (Calot, 1860) - Double - Red - DISCARDED - M.
GLOIRE de TOURAINE (Dessert, 1908) - Double - Red, shaded purple - M.
GLOOMY GUS (Scott) - Jap. - Red. Good substance. Purple shading. Bulletin 68, page 45.
GLORIA MUNDI (Origin unknown) - Double - Sulphur-White - M.
GLORIANA (Kelway) - Double - Crimson - M.
GLORIANA (Neeley, 1918) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Seedling of MRS. JOHN SMYTHE FOGG. Full rose type, large to very large. Color a deep violaceous pink fading to soft hydrangea pink when fully opened. Guard petals heavy and cupped. Center full. Bulletin 32. Note: In the original registration the spelling of the motherplant is incorrectly: Mrs. John Smith Fogg (C.B.2000)
GLORIA PATRIA (Foulard, 1855) - Double - Pink - M.
GLORI de DOUAI (Kelway) This is probably GLOIRE de DOUAI. Double - Red - M.
GLORIOUS (Kelway) See KELWAY'S GLORIOUS - Double - White - M.
GORY (Hollis, 1907) - Jap. - Pink - M.
GLORY of BOSKOOP (Origin unknown) Spelled GLOIRE de BOSKOOP in the Manual. White - Double -Midseason. A good white, splashed salmon. Catalog Bryant's Nursery - Princeton, 111.1955
GLORY OF LANGPORT (Kelway, 1929) - Double - Pink. Clear rosy pink. Bulletin 38.
GLORY OF SOMERSET (Kelway, 1887) - Double - Pink - M.
GLORY OF THE GARDEN (Toedt, 1929) - Single - Red. A very large single red of dark but brilliant coloring and good texture. Holds its color out of doors. Bulletin 37.
GLOW (Japan, 1929) - Jap. - Red - Midseason. Deep cerise guards. Staminodes overlaid with yellow. List in Bulletin 91.
GLOWING EMBERS. (Kelway, 1936) - Jap. - Rose - Early Midseason. Rose colored guards, lighter on edges. Self staminodes with a tiny spark of white on the tips. All one color except the tips of white. Guards crimped and cupped. List in Bulletin 109.
GOBLIN (Auten, 1931) - Jap. - Red. Tall. Bright red, petaloids tipped and streaked lighter; free blooming; stiff stems. Bulletin 47.
GO-DAIGO (Millet, 1926) - Jap. - Light Rose - M.
GODDESS (Kelway, 1922) - Jap. - Pink - Midseason. Deep pink, with center of yellow staminodes suffused pink. Sym. in Bulletin 82.
GOLDEN ARROW (Nicholls, 1941) - Jap. - Red. Petals and staminodes of fairly deep red, the latter tipped with yellow arrowheads. The carpels harmonize in color. Overlapping petals Distinct. #173 from MIKADO. Bulletin 83.