The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 6
ARTEMIS (Saunders, 1951) - Single - Creamy Pink - Hybrid. Quadruple hybrid; Albiflora, officinalis, macrophylla, Mlokosewitschi. List in Bulletin 129.
ARTEMISE (Calot, 1861) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - Midseason.
ARTHUR H. FEWKES (Fewkes, 1935) - Double - White - Late. Tall. Fully double. Tall. Good stems. Large loosely built; white with tan and pink tints in the center. Rather flat flower. When at its best it is beautifully colored and has good form. List in Bulletin 91.
ARTIST (Kelway) - Double - Rose - Midseason.
ASA GRAY (Crousse, 1886) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrant. Medium size; a flat-topped flower which early develops a prominent crown, covering its irregular collar; pale pink, thickly powdered with sinute rosy dots, showing an occasional crimson edge on the center petals. Blooms moderately; good stems and foliage. Midseason.
ASHLAND (Schneider) - Probably 1933 - Japanese - Pink Red - Midseason. Rosy pink guards, red staminodes tipped white. Stigmas pink. A flower of contrasting colors. List in Bulletin 91.
ASSMANNSHAUSEN (Goos & Koenemann, 1912) - Double - Light Pink - Late. Light pink flowers, fading white. Strong stems. Midseason.
ASTARTE (Saunders, 1951) - Single - Ivory Flushed Pink. Quadruple hybrid: Albiflora, officinalis, Macrophylla, Mlokosweitschi. List in Bulletin 129.
ATHELNEY (Kelway) - Single - Flesh - Midseason.
ATHELSTANE (Brown, 1938) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Very fragrant. Large cupped, lavender pink. Strong grower with stiff stems. Plant has broad leaves of a deep green color. Floriferous. Bulletin 74.
ATHENA (Saunders) - Quadruple hybrid: Albiflora, officinalis, Macrophylla, Mlokosewitschi. Letter, 1955, says to be introduced.
ATLANTA (Franklin, 1931) - Single - White - Early. A huge single white. Bulletin 47.
ATROSAMGIOMEA (Calot, 1858) (1850) - Double - Magenta. Believe 1850 is correct date Colt's #204. Midseason.
ATTAR OF ROSES (Murawska, 1951) - Double - Dark Pink - Very Early. Tall. Strong rose fragrance. A seedling of MONS. JULES ELIE. Rose type with a few hidden stamens. It blooms very early on tall, strong stems. Good dark green foliage. One of the most fragrant of all peonies. Bulletin 122.
ATTRACTION (Hollis, 1908) - Japanese - Red - Midseason. Average height. Moderate, rather pleas-ing fragrance. Guards long and broadly cupped, opening very vivid red, becoming crimson with a purple fringe. Staminodes violet-crimson, edged buff at tips, shading to creamy pink at base: carpels feathered, pale greenish at base; kernels white; floriferous; stiff stems. Foliage sparse, recurred and narrow with dark ruddy veins. Midseason.
AUBESAN (Origin unknown) Syn. CLEMENTINE .
AUDOMARENSIS (Delache, 1850) - Double - Carmine - Midseason,
AUDREY (Blacklock) - Double - White - Midseason, Fragrant, Lovely creamy white fading pure white, fully double. A good lasting cut flower. List in Bulletin 93.
AUDREY (Saunders, 1938) - Semi-double. Light Pink - Early. Very light pink. Almost fully double. Albiflora x macrophylla.
AUGUSTE DESSERT (Dessert, 1920) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Moderate height. Fragrance not noticeable. Large. Big round petals symmetrically graduated toward a loose center which shows a few stamens intensely pink, no blue, and no yellow - eacy petal edged with a narrow silvery border. Fairly prolific. Midseason.
AUGUSTE GAUTHIER (Dessert & Mechin, 1890) - See Mons. Auguste Gauthier.
AUGUSTE LEMONIER (Calot, 1865) - Double - Reddish Violet - DISCARDED - Midseason.
AUGUSTE VAN GEERT (Parmentier, 1850)- Double - Deep Crimson-Violet - Midseason.
AUGUSTE VILLAUME (Crousse, 1895) - Double - Rose - Late - DISCARDED. Tall.
AUGUSTIN d'HOUR (Calot, 1867) - Double - Red - Midseason. Syn. MARECHAL MacMAHON . Color and form similar to FELIX CROUSSE with stronger stems. A very good red for landscape planting. Catalogs and M.
AUGUSTIN FOREMAN - Bulletin 59, Page 33.
AUNT ELLEN (Brand, 1907) - Double - Purple Crimson - Early - DISCARDED. Purple crimson. An early variety that was probably chosen on account of its season of bloom. The flower is uniform rich purplish-crimson, of loose semi-double form. Catalogs and M.
AUNT LILL (Murawska, ) - Double - Light Pink - Midseason. List in Bulletin 91.
AUREA (Imported from Japan by Smirnow) - Double - Yellow - Bulletin 123, Page 21.
AUREATE (Kelsey, 1938) - Japanese - Pink. A grand flower with pale pink guards. Staminodes rich butter yellow. Green carpels, red tipped. One of the clearest and best yellow centered peonies to be found in the garden. 8" blooms on semi-dwarf plants. Yellow does not fade in the sun. List Bulletin 109.
AUREOLE (Hollis, 1905) - Japanese - Pink - Midseason.
AUREOLIN (Shaylor, 1917) - Japanese - Pink - Late Midseason. Medium height. Very fragrant. Anemone type; large. Light rose-pink guards, palor at the edges; center large, composed of narrow, bright canary-yellow petaloids, with yellow carpels slightly tinted green. Strong growth; blooming medium to free. Foliage medium. Midseason.
AURORE (Dessert, 1904) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance, faint. Disagreeable. Rather small. Undulated guards of creamy pink illumined by a striking collar of yellow stamens over which develops a ragged, irregular crown of narrow petals mixed with long stamens; extremely floriferous; strong stems. Compact, bunched foliage; odor strong and disagreeable. Midseason.
AUSTIN CHAMBERLAIN (Kelway, 1905) - Single - Amaranth-Red - Midseason.
AUSTRALIA (Kelway) - Single - Crimson-Maroon - Midseason.