The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 98
THE BRIDE (Dessert, 1902) Formerly ALBIFLORA, THE BRIDE. Syn. LA FIANCEE. Single - White -Early. Medium height. Large. Pure white, saucer-like blooms with long petals rounded at the ends and a center of long yellow stamens and greenish carpels, white at base and tips. Very prolific, stems weak. Foliage large. Conceded to be identical with La Fiancee. M.
THE BRIDE (Terry) - Double - White - DISCARDED - Midseason.
THE DISC (Sass, 1926) - Double - Pink-Red - Late Midseason. Tall. Flat flowers of very attractive deep pink to rose-bud, having perfectly round disc-shaped flowers. Quite showy. List in Bulletin 91.
THE DRAGON (Wallace) - Jap. - Crimson - Midseason.
THE EAGLE (Crawford, 1922) - Double - White - Midseason.
THE FLEECE (Kelsey, 1936) - Double - White - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrant. A big, full petaled, fleecy white with green-gold at base of petals. Flowers are very large. Stamens strong with light green foliage. Bulletin 80.
THE GEM (Pleas, 1909) - Double - Red - Midseason. Tall. Not noticeably fragrant. Double type, small. Dark crimson, ball-like blooms; floriferous, good stems and foliage. Excellent when it is good, but the plants require age and good cultivation to produce satisfactory flowers. M.
THE GRACE (Gumm, 1930) - Double - Pink - Late. A very beautiful flower of delicate light pink or blush. Good stems. List in Bulletin 91.
THE JEWEL (Pleas) See OPAL. Double - Blush or White - Midseason.
THELMA (Kelsey, 1935) - Single -Light Pink - Early. 8 to 9" blooms. Due to good substance of petals it produces a long lasting flower. Fine staminodes with green carpels, white tipped. An intense showy bloom that makes a big splash in the garden. List in Bulletin 109.
THELMA BARNES (Franklin, 1933) - Double - White. Seedling No. D-66, selected 1923. Full rose type, color white with yellow collar. Bulletin 53.
THE MIGHTY MO. (Wild & Son, 1950) - Double - Red - Midseason. Tall. Rich, lively, bright velvety red. Medium sized double, with many stamens showing throughout the flower. Long lasting as a cut flower. Keeps well in storage. Very floriferous. An outstanding subject for the garden. Bulletin 116.
THE MOON (Barr) - Single - Red - Midseason.
THE NATHANS (Kelsey, 1937) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Semi-dwarf. Pleasing fragrance. Large, rose-pink. Broad outer petals. Center closely twisted and overlapping. List in Bulletin 109. Wild 1953 catalog.
THE NYMPH (Harrison) NYMPH. Double - White - DISCARDED - Midseason.
THE OAKS (Kelway) - Single - Pink - Midseason.
THE PEARL - Jap. - Pink. Bright pink; large center of staminodes, cream-red edged. Very large flowers. CHAUTAUQUA FLOWERFIELD.
THE QUEEN (Kelway, 1902) - Single - Blush White - Midseason. Medium tall. Fragrance poor. Medium size. Horizontal white petals widest at tips, flushed a little with pink, surrounding a small center of short golden yellow stamens and green carpels with waxy, pink tips. "Rated on only 3 votes. Flushed with pink on first opening. Medium tall, floriferous, spreading habit. Not as good as The Bride. Interesting because it is said to be the parent of most Pleas peonies."--Little. M.
THERESE (Dessert, 1904) - Double - Pink - Midseason. (Wild catalog says Early.) Medium height. Not particularly fragrant. Very large. Enormous, long petals of pale translucent, old-rose pink, paling toward the base and illumined by a golden yellow glow in the depths; floriferous; strong stems. Heavy foliage. Truly splendid in form, texture, and color. It is supreme for exhibition but well-developed flowers are too heavy for the stems outdoors, particularly in wet weather. "The flower fades quickly in bright sunlight."-Fewkes. M.
THE RIVAL (Kelsey, 1938) - Jap. - Pink. A pink of great beauty and refinement. This one will make you stop for closer inspection. Listed by Mission Gardens, 1955.
THISBE (Brethour, 1943) - Double - Pink - Midseason. High built, medium light pink. Good stems. Should open well from tight bud. Wild 1954 catalog.
THOMA (Goos & Koenemann, 1919) - Single - Lilac-Rose - Midseason.
THOMAS B. MACAULEY - Single. Sharing in sweepstakes prizes was Angus Macauley with THOMAS B. MACAULEY, best named single peony, in Duluth Peony Show, July 6th and 7th, 1939. Bulletin 77, page 57.
THOMAS C. THURLOW (Thurlow, 1919) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Rich, picy perfume. Wide, cupped guard petals of light flesh-pink, paling to cream-white. Collar composed of narrow petals of same color, bearing anthers, on their sides mixed with a few light yellow petaloids; crown broad and funnel-like, with a cupped center full of yellowish petaloids surrounded by a band of broader petals lightly edged with red; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. M.
THOMAS HOLLOWAY (Kelway, 1912) - Double - Pink or Rose - Midseason.
THOMAS MEEHAN (Terry) - Double - Pink, edged white. Midseason.
THOR (Sass, 1937) - Double - Red - Midseason. Deepest maroon. Holds its color. Never blues. Good stems, extremely double. Free bloomer. Bulletin 69.
THURA HIRES (Nicholls, 1938) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Fragrant. Large double of rose shape of excellent substance. White with a strong lemon glow from within. Wide petals. Strong, upright stems. Vigorous. Floriferous. Seedling No. 8. Bulletin 73.