The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 56
LOVELY ROSE (Saunders, 1942) - Semi-Double - Pink - Hybrid. Creamy rose pink, unique color in this strain. Albiflora x lobata. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129. Saunders 1955 catalog.
LOVER'S DREAM (Rosenfield, 1934) - Double - Pink. Ideal, bright pink bloom. A beauty of excellent habit and erect and strong. Bulletin 56.
LOWELL THOMAS (Rosenfield, 1934) - Semi-double - Red - Medium Early or Midseason. Tall. Semi-rose type, dark brilliant crimson, broad petaled bloom. A remarkable, very distinct peony with extra heavy crimpled foliage. Erect and extra strong. Bulletin 56. Reno Rosefield says midseason, 1955.
LOYALTY (Neeley, 1936) - First called MEADOW STAR. Double - Mauve Pink - Midseason. Tall. Cup-shaped flower of light mauve pink. List in Bulletin 91.
LUCIE Syn. OMIRAMA - Jap. - Carmine tinged purple. Midseason. Note: Omirama is not registered (C.B.2000)
LUCIE MALARD (Crousse, 1879) - Double - Pink - DISCARDED - Midseason.
LUCIENNE (Dessert, 1908) - Single - White. L. D. Baker Peony & Iris Farms, Kendallville, Ind lists this as a Jap., catalog 1955. Midseason.
LUCILE HARTMAN (Franklin, 1931) - Double - Pink - Late. 42" tall. Very large full rose type, light pink, stiff stems. Vigorous. Bulletin 47.
LUCKY DAY (Auten, 1934) - Single - Pink. A long-keeping deep pink. Bulletin 58.
LUCKY STAR (Auten, 1938) - Double - Dark Red - Very Late. Tall. Not fragrant. Dark red, full double. High-built bloom, sure to open. A few Jap markings on some of the petals. Distinctive in shape. Less than 5" in diameter, borne on slender stiff stems. Bulletin 73.
LUCKY STRIKE (Wright, 1935) - Double - Rose Pink - Late Midseason. Medium height. Strong sweet rose fragrance. Medium large, medium bright rose pink. Rose type of perfect symmetrical form intensely double with strong sweet rose fragrance and no stamens. Strong stems, adequate foliage, good grower and young dependable bloomer. Flowers of good substance and unexcelled as a cut flower as well as attractive in gardens. An exquisitely lovely flower. Bulletin 60.
LUCRECE (Origin unknown) - Single - Lilac-Pink - Midseason.
LUCY DUNN (Kelsey, 1942) - Double - Light Pink. Big double. Attractive in bud and half opened flowers, not as attractive when fully opened. List in Bulletin 109.
LUCY DUNN (Wettengel, 1924) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
LUCY E. HOLLIS (Hollis, 1907) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
LUCY INEZ (Nicholls-Wild & Son, 1954) - Double - Light Pink - Early Midseason. Medium height. Nicholls Seedling #1305. Large, globular, medium light pink of good form. A few stamens are intermingled. It has good stems. It was named for Mrs. Lucy Inez Schneider of Fullerton, Calif., having been chosen by her daughter, Mrs. Lillian Campbell of Fort Scott, Kansas. Bulletin 132.
LUCY SHAYLOR (Shaylor, 1920) - Double - White - Midseason. Fragrance not very good. Large. A high-built flower of pure white outer petals which are waved and slightly irregular. Many stamens in the collar and center give it a pale yellow or cream suffusion. M.
LUDOVICA (Saunders, 1941) - Semi-Double - Pink - Hybrid. Very large-semi-double clear rose pink, with prettily rounded petals. Albiflora x lobata. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129. Saunders 1955 catalog.
LUDWIG RICHTER (Goos & Koenemann, 1919) - Single - Midseason.
LUELLA SHAYLOR (Shaylor, 1917) - Double - White - Midseason. A very fine white. Center ribs of petals are yellow, giving a total effect of creamy yellow center.
LUETTA PFEIFFER (Brand, 1916) - Double - Pink - Early. Tall. Fragrance notable. Very large. Very pale pink, becoming nearly white, with an occasional crimson fleck on center petals and numerous golden yellow stamens. Very floriferous; strong stems. Excellent foliage. A very large flower of rather few petals which are remarkable for great length and spread. M.
LULA A. NEELEY - Now named Mrs. J. H. Neeley. List in Bulletin 91.
LULA MARIE (Richmond) - Double - Old-Rose - Late Midseason. Large flowers of deep old-rose pink. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
LULU CLIFFE (Wright, 1935) - Jap. - Pink - Early to early midseason. Tall. Large bright evenly formed petals cupped in form. Center composed of a conspicuous cluster of long filamentous petaloids, which stand out from the face of the flower like bristles of uniform bright clear yellow. Carpels bright green with pink stigmas, making an attractive flower of rare beauty and color combination. Plant strong, vigorous grower with abundant foliage and strong stems holding the flowers erect in rain and wind. Flowers of extraordinary good substance making it ideal for cutting as well as being attractive in the garden over a long blooming season. Bulletin 60.
LULU LITTLE (Little, 1938) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Mr. Little, who originated this variety, is one of our most able peony authorities and a noted judge of peonies, selected this variety from his seedlings and gave it his daughter's name; something he would not have done had the peony not possessed real merit. List in Bulletin 91.
LULU STRONG (Brand, 1936) - Single - Pink - Early. Shades of pink from deep to light. Mottled. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.
LULU WILSON (Pfeiffer, 1932) - Single - Light Pink - Early. List in Bulletin 91.
LUSTROUS (Saunders, 1942) - Semi-Double - Vermilion scarlet - Hybrid. Intense, luminous, vermilion scarlet bomb. Very large. Albiflora x lobata. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129.
LUTEA PLENISSIMA (Buyck, 1842) - Double - White - Yellow center - DISCARDED - M.
LUTEA VARIEGATA (Lemon, 1830; also attributed to Guerin, 1842) Double - White, shaded yellow - DISCARDED - M.