The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 97
SYDONIE - See SIDONIE - Midseason.
SYLVANUS (Kelway) - Double - Red - Midseason.
SYLVIA (Krelage, 1917) - Double - Flesh - Midseason.
SYLVIA LOUISE (Kelway, 1915) - Double - Red (Tyrian-Purple)- Midseason.
SYLVIANE (Lemoine, 1924) - Double - White - Midseason. Anemone type, large. Broad white guard petals, sometimes marked crimson on outside, and smaller pale canary-yellow petals in the center, lighter at the tips when first opening, and fading pure white. The iritroducer calls it "rose", that is, double type, but the flowers observed were certainly not, however, the carpels seemed inclined to "feather" or develop as petals, and possibly well grown specimens would show true double form. Crimson lines are frequent in the center, but some flowers lack this. M.
SYMPHONY (Brethour, 1928) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Very delicate fragrance. Large flower, light salmon pink. Very strong grower in clusters. Fine for cut bloom. Bulletin 37.
SYMPHONY IN ROSE (Franklin, 1941) - Jap. - Rose Pink. Rose pink edged yellow. Staminodes tipped cream. List in Bulletin 91.
TAGLIONI (Guerin, 1830) - Double - Violet-Rose - Midseason.
TAGO-NO-TSUKI (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Pink - Midseason.
TAIHO - Jap. - Pink. Wassenberg, 1954 catalog.
TAIKOON (Origin unknown) Jap. - Amaranth-Rose. Listed in Bulletin 82, Symposium, as a single. Midseason.
TAKARADAMA (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White - Midseason. 1954 Wild catalog: a rather nice white Jap. M.
TAMATE-BOKU (Origin unknown) Formerly spelled TOMATBAKO. Jap. - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Faintly fragrant. Very large. Enormous cupped petals of dark old-rose pink; center composed of very long, thread-like Staminodes yellow at the base, with rose-pink, flat, crinkled tips tinted buff and yellow at the edges; downy pale green carpels with vivid pink line at the base and striking rose-red tips; faintly fragrant. Pyramidal habit; free-flowering (Fairly); strong stems. Leathery'leaves. M.
TANAGER (Auten, 1941) Name changed to DAKOTA in 1942. Single - Red - Early. Information from Mr. Auten's letter, 1955.
TANAGER (Sass, 1934) First named VESUVE. Double - Red - Late. Tall. Rich red with good stems. Rather tall. Bulletins 57 and 58. List in Bulletin 91.
TANGO (Auten, 1956) - Single - Red - Early - Hybrid. Tall. ORANGE RED. Single with two rows of petals. The color holds. Trim bloom. Stiff stems. Officinalis x albiflora. Letter from Mr. Auten, April, 1956. Auten's 1955 catalog.
TANTRUMS (Saunders, 1942) - Single - Dark Crimson - Hybrid. Albiflora x officinalis. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129.
TARANTELLE (Auten, 1929) - Jap. - Red. Medium height. A bright cerise red anemone Jap with occasional petals in center. Carpels tipped and flushed same color. Slender stiff stems. Revised description: A brilliant light red or deep cerise pink Jap, the tips of the center petals white and incurved. Carpels tipped same color as guards. Bulletins 39 and 43.
TARAWA (Lins) - Jap. - Red - Early. Pure brilliant red, which in the first stages of bloom looks like a Japanese with red collar and a center of pure red laciniated petaloids. These red petaloids gradually develop into a large pure red bomb. Blooms on fine strong plants. Excellent lawn and garden specimen. Lins Ad in Bulletin 117.
TAR BABY (Auten, 1931) - Semi-Double - Red. Tall. Extremely dark "black" red semi-double. Small bloom on tall stems. Bulletin 47.
TATSUGASHIRA (Dragon's Head) (Origin unknown) Jap. - Red. 1952 Wild catalog: A very dark pink, with bright golden center. This is described as red in the peony manual, and like L'Etincelante in the singles, might be classed in the light reds. M.
T. B. TERRY (Pleas, 1911) - Double - White - SUPPRESSED - Midseason.
T. C. THURLOW - Could be same as THOMAS C. THURLOW. (Coit #2470 shows a peony by this name, as advertised by Kelway in his catalog, page 108, in 1906.) Supplement to Bulletin 117, page 2, shows this peony in a group class.
T. E. CARPENTER (Brand, 1942) - Double - Ivory - Late. Pure ivory, heavily shaded yellow with sometimes a hint of blush. Rounded petals arranged in perfect circles. Color very similar to that of Solange. Lists 91 and 130.
TECUMSEH (White, 1954) - Single - Medium Red - Early - Hybrid. 36" tall. This large, bright medium red single, has excellent plant habit and is a vigorous grower about 36" tall. It has heavy stems, side buds and cupped flowers. The stamens are yellow, the carpels hairy with white stigmas. The foliage resembles that of its lobata parent. Albiflora Marie Crousse x lobata (from Perry). Bulletin 131.
TEMPEST (Auten, 1931) - Double - Dark Red - Midseason. (Auten's catalog - midseason.) (Bulletin 47 - Late.) Dwarf. Wild's catalog says tall. Brilliant dark red semi-double, stamens hidden. Bulletin 47.
TENIERS (Crousse, 1880) - Double - Red - DISCARDED - Midseason.
TERU HIME (Japan) - Single - Red. Bright red, beautiful. Smirnow's catalog, 1955.
THE ADMIRAL (Franklin, 1940) - Formerly CRUSADER. Double - White - Late. Tall. Huge rose type, white splashed with crimson; strong straight stems. Franklin's catalog, 1955. Bulletin 94, page 15.
THE BARON (Auten, 1934) - Jap. - Red. Medium to dwarf height. Novelty Jap. Brilliant red and yellow, popular shade. Very odd and striking. Strong grower. Bulletin 58.
THE BISHOP (Kelsey, 1936) - Double - Blush - Midseason. Medium height. Large blush guard petals with a collar of long narrow petals opening yellow and fading white with a center of white petals making a cap for the Bishop. A charming and excellent flower for the garden and house. Good. Wild's 1953 catalog.