The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 45
JEFFRIES' CRIMSON - Jap. - Crimson. Broad, rounded petals of deep crimson with a satiny finish. Compact mass of yellow stamens makes a flower which strikes a distinct note in the garden. Cherry Hill catalog.
JENNIE E. RICHARDSON (Hollis, 1909) - Double - White - M.
JENNY LIND (Barr, 1860) - Double - Pink - M.
JESSIE GIST (Nicholls-Wild & Son, 1953) - Double - Pink - Early Midseason. Medium height. Fragrant. Nicholls seedling #424. MARIE CROUSSE x SPRING BEAUTY. Lightly marked. This is a very lovely medium pink, fully double with nice form. Mrs. Byron Gist of Amarillo, Texas selected this as the nicest of all our seedlings to carry her name. (Wild's catalog, 1955). Bulletin 132.
JESSIE K. CROSBY (Hollis, 1907) - Double - Hydrangea-Pink - M.
JESSIE KELLY (Terry) - Jap. - M.
JESSIE SHAYLOR (Shaylor, 1916) - Double - White - Midseason. Medium height. Fair fragrance. Large. Blush-white, cupped guards, darker on outside, surrounding an irregular collar of short petals edged red and mixed with stamens, finishing with a wide-expanded center full of short overlapping petals and a few stamens which give the flower s slight yellow suffusion. Fairly floriferous; adequate stems. Good foliage. A Large, shallow flower of particularly delicate color which often develops deep cream tones; which Mr. Shaylor described as tea color. M.
JEWEL (Glasscock, 1931) - Single - Red - Early - Hybrid. Medium height. Very slight fragrance. Stamens red with yellow anthers in ring around seed vessels. Form of bud round. Foliage broad, light green. A very large, strong growing hybrid. Large light green leaves, larger toward base of plant. Named in honor of Mrs. Arthur Montzheimer. Albiflora x officinalis. Bulletin 46 - List in 129. Brown's Peony Garden's list it as THE JEWEL. Letter from Mr. Brown, 11/56.
J. F. COOPER (Kelsey, 1937) - Double - Pink - Early. Tall. Large bloom. Very deep or rose-pink shading lighter toward the tips of the petals. Strong stems. List in Bulletin 109.
J. H. YEARDLEY - Exhibited at Peony Show in Minneapolis, 1947, Bulletin 105, page 18.
JIMMIE FRANKLIN (Franklin, 1928) - Single - Red - Early. Tall. 1946 Wild catalog: Large, fine dark red single, two rows of petals, yellow center that charmingly sets off flower. Tall very upright, with dark foliage. Extra strong. Bulletin 35.
JITSU GUSECKI - Bulletin 50, page 14.
J. LOCKIE WILSON - Double - Bulletin 76, pages 48 and 49.
J. N. DARLING (Rosefield, 1939) - Semi-Double - Pink. Tall. Pink of a bright, glowing quality, of good form. Strong grower with clean healthy foliage, retaining its green well into the fall of the year. Promising cut flower variety and excellent for the garden. Named for the nationally famous cartoonist, Mr. J. N. Darling. (Ding) Bulletin 76.
JOANNE FOREMAN (Brand, 1939) - Double - Pink - Midseason to late. A large flower with long narrow pointed petals. A very brilliant deep pink. (Brand's catalog, 1955). Large flat broad petalled flower of bright salmon pink. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.
JOCELYN (Lemoine, 1923) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Mild fragrance. Large. Cup-shaped. The broad, waved, outer petals are bright rose-pink, and are symmetrically arranged about a cupped center of lighter petals shaded light old-rose; golden stamens in collar. A flower of good form with strong yet refined coloring. M.
JOEHANNA (Wolfe, 1931) - Double - Pink. This flower has a peculiar shade of medium pink, tinged with lavender. Pull rose type. Will measure 7" across. The petals are so closely packed that the flower seems almost hard. Some petals are just a little longer than others and are tube-shaped. No stamens visible. Extremely heavy foliage and thick stems. Flower holds well long after being cut. Bulletin 47.
JOHANNA (Karth, 1941) - Name changed to MARY JO. Bulletins 83 and 93.
JOHN ALDEN (Dana, 1926) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Fragrant. Rose pink. Small flower. Good form. Rose type. Darker and better than Fragrans. Bulletin 28.
JOHN A. SOULE - Bulletin 76, page 25. Shown in basket.
JOHN C. DUGAR (Home Garden Co., 1937) - Double - Pink -Late. Tall. Good stems. Large deep rose pink flower of good form and color. Sometimes may not open well. List in Bulletin 91.
JOHN HANCOCK (Hollis, 1907) - Double - Crimson - M.
JOHN HARVARD (Auten, 1939) - Single - Red - Early - Hybrid. Tall. A magnificent peony that has won high awards in competition. Very dark red single, sometimes almost double. Color is clear and does not fade. A strong grower with stiff stems. Officinalis x albiflora. Bulletin 80. List in Bulletin 129.
JOHN HOWARD - Hybrid. (Find nothing else on this, so imagine it is a misprint of JOHN HARVARD.) Bulletin 129, page 10.
JOHN HOWARD WIGELL (Wigell, 1942) - Double - Deep Pink - Early Midseason. 34" tall. Flower well above foliage on very strong stem. Color, deep pink, similar though darker than Blanche King. Bud, round, large with very large smooth guard petals opening around inner ball of guard petals arranged in symmetrical whorl. Partial open, flat cup rose form. Finishing form lifts inner cup of petals, similar to guards, with center well filled with massed inner petals. Yellow stamens concealed throughout petals give rich glow to the self color of all petals. (Editor: We have seen this bloom and have 3 plants in our garden and can attest to its beauty and desirability.) Bulletin 88.
JOHN L. CRENSHAW (Brand, 1936) - Double - Red - Late. Brand's catalog, 1955 and others, carries this as DR. JOHN L. CRENSHAW . Bulletin List in 130 - carries it as JOHN L. CRENSHAW.
JOHN M. GOOD (Walsh, 1921) - Double - Pink to white. Late Midseason. Tall. Rich fragrance. Large. Outer petals very large, graduating smaller and smaller toward a flat, open center which does not show stamens or carpels; outer petals very pale pink at first, shading to ivory-white or pure white in the center; illumined by a yellowish tint in the depths of the flower. Vigorous; moderately floriferous; stiff stems. Light green foliage. The bloom of young and inferior plants have many petaloids with yellowish edges and frequently show greenish white carpels with deep pink tips and a light pink base. M.