The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 3
ALEXANDER FLEMING - Double - Pink. Sweetly scented. This variety is the result of a cross between Bunker Hill and Sarah Bernhardt. Strong stalks, large solferino-rose flowers.
ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT (Saunders, 1941) - Semi-double - Crimson. Albiflora x lobata. Hybrid list in Bulletin 129.
ALEXANDRE DUMAS (Guerin, 1862) - Double - Pink - Late - DISCARDED. Fragrant. Large compact, bomb-shaped, crown-type. Sometimes spelled ALEXANDER DUMAS. Midseason.
ALEXANDRIANA (Calot, 1856) - Double - Pink - Early - DISCARDED. Rose type, very large and full. Color light violet rose, shaded white and salmon. Strong grower. Midseason.
ALFRED (Terry) - Japanese. Not any data available. - Midseason.
ALFRED de MOSSET (Crousse, 1885) - Double - Flesh White - Midseason.
ALFRED G. RICHMOND (Richmond) - Single - Red - Midseason. Large flowers. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
ALFRED III (Richmond) - Singel - Dark pink - Midseason - Large. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
ALICE (Krekler, 1955) - Double - Red - Late Midseason. About 30" tall. Probably seedling of Dauntless. Flower neat, dark clear red. Similar in form to Tempest, slightly darker and later. Heavy stems. Side buds open almost as soon as the central flower, making a cluster of flowers appear as one. Many hidden stamens. Carpels tipped pink and small. Bulletin 138.
ALICE BALFOUR (Kelway, 1915) - Double - Rose - Midseason.
ALICE CROUSSE (Calot, 1872) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - Midseason.
ALICE de JULVECOURT (Pele, 1857) - Double - Pink - DISCARDED - Midseason.
ALICE HARDING (Lemoine, 1922) - Double - Flesh Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Sweet fragrance. Large. Broad evenly rounded guard-petals of delicate flesh-pink, flushed darker on the reverse, surround a cupped center of long, irregular petals of creamy white;stamens concealed in the collar; center-band minutely marked with crimson. Fairly floriferous. Stems and foliage good. On June 8, 1922, this variety received a special prize, offered by Mrs. Edward Harding, and awarded by the Societé Nationale d'Horticulturex de France, for the best French seedling peony. It is said that Lemoine considers this his best introduction. It is clearly a very beautiful flower. Midseason.
ALICE JO - Single - Red - Listed by Pfeiffer.
ALICE MAY BRETHOUR (Brethour, 1939) - Double - Blush Pink - Late. Fragrant. Very beautiful blush pink. List in Bulletin 91.
ALICE REED BATES (Franklin, 1939) - Double - Rose pink - Midseason. Tall. Full rose type, double of intermediate live color, large and compact. Outer petals broad and rounded, inner narrow cupped and symmetrically concentric. Tall with stiff stems. Has been called MRS. BATES or MRS. GUY REED BATES. Klehm's 1955 catalog says. Midseason. Bulletin 76.
ALICE SCHNEIDER (Schneider) - Double - White - Large white, with blush tints. Very fine. Probably introduced in 1933. List in Bulletin 91.
ALIDA (Saunders)(1952-1955) - Lavender. Alida is the name given to those plants in the lavender strain that double, somewhat. Albiflora x coriacea. Miss Saunders' letter, 1955.
ALISON (Saunders) (1952-1955) - Single - Pink. Albiflora x lobata. Miss Saunders' letter 1955.
ALLEN WEST (Kelway, 1926) - Double - Cherry-Rose - Midseason.
ALLETTA (Runyan, 1928) Single - Pink - Early. Clear, light pink with occasional white markings. Blooms freely in clusters, the central blossom often measuring nine inches in diameter, without disbudding. Stems strong and growth vigorous. In flower a long period. The blossoms last well and retain their color out doors or as cut flowers. Bulletin 36.
ALLIE - Light Pink - Bulletin 110, page 27.
ALLURE (Neeley, 1936) - Double - White - Midseason. First named HEART'S ALLURE Large white with yellow lights. List in Bulletin 91.
ALMA (Shaylor, 1916) - Japanese - Light Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Poor fragrance. Medium size. Light pink, darker on the edges and in the middle of the petals, paling to white at the base; center of incurved, narrow, canary-yellow petaloids and greenish yellow carpels; medium size; fairly floriferous; strong stems and good foliage.
ALMA HANSEN (Cooper, 1946) - Double - Pink - Late. First named PINK O'DAWN. Tall. No fragrance. Full rose type, petals large and evenly placed. Strong stems. Foliage large, smooth and growing far down on the stems. Color - flesh deepening to the center. Flowers hold up unusually long. It has flesh center fading to white at the edges. With age it fades almost white. Bulletin 129, Bulletin 103.
ALPHA (Arends) - Single - Flesh. Peregrina x Wittmanniana. List in Bulletin 91.
ALPHA AND OMEGA (Pleas, 1903) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - Midseason.
ALPHEUS HYATT - See GRANDIFLORA - Midseason.
ALSACE (Kelway, 1916) - Double - Carmine - Midseason.
ALSACE LORRAINE (Lemoine, 1906) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Strong, bitter fragrance. Pure white, tinted with cream and buff. Large. Petals of a waxy texture, very symmetrically arranged in circular form. Very attractive, and makes a splendid landscape subject. Floriferous; stems willowy. Foliage scant and clean. A peony of fine form and unusual color, excellent growth and blooming qualities.
ALSTEAD (Auten, 1939) - Japanese - Deep Pink - Midseason. First called PETER PAN. Deep pink and all yellow center, on an extra fine plant. Very strong grower and free bloomer. Bulletin 80.
ALTAR CANDLES (Pleas, 1908) - Japanese - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. No fragrance. Small. Cupped, flesh-pink guards surrounding a center of narrow, wax-white petaloids, tipped with red, and greenish carpels with ruddy tips; blooms freely; stems and foliage good.