The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 50
KUGARI-KUN - Jap. - No date. M.
KUKENI JISHI (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Flesh-Pink - Early Midseason. Fairly fragrant. Large. The delicate flesh-pink guard petals are large, smooth, and evenly rounded, of unusual substance, and have a satin sheen and pale rose shading on outside. The center is a full tuft of yellow staminodes with narrow tips roughly edged with richer yellow. The carpels are green with prominent white kernels at the base, and pale yellow tips. Strong grower. The flowers are held stiffly erect. Characteristic ruffled foliage. M.
KUKENU JISHI (Dessert, 1921) - Jap. Listed in Sym. in Bulletin 82.
KUKUENA-GISHI - Jap. - Blush. Blush turning to white, very tall and attractive. Gene Wild's cards.
KUMAGOE (Unknown) - Jap. - Crimson-Pink - M.
KUNDRED'S DARKEST (Kundred) - Double - Red. Bulletin 81, page 9.
KUNDRED'S JUBILEE (Kundred) - Double - White. Wassenberg 1954 catalog.
KUNI-MORI (origin unknown) - Jap. - Carmine - M.
KUROKI (Kelsey, 1935) - Jap. - List in Bulletin 109.
KUSUHANA (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Tyrian-Rose - M,
LA BELLE HELENE (Kelway, 1915) - Double - White - M.
LABOLAS (Kelway) - Jap. - Crimson - M.
LA BRUNE (Verdier, 1860) - Double - Red - M.
LA CANADIENNE (Brethour, 1936) - Double - White - Late. Tall. No fragrance. A clear white variety, in formation of flower resembling KELWAY'S GLORIOUS. A tall variety with strong stems carrying very large flowers. Opens perfectly, lasting many days before dropping. Unfortunately it lacks perfume, but a very acceptable late white. Bulletin 65.
LACEPEDE (Kelway) - Single - Pink - M.
LACINIATA (Origin unknown) - Jap. - Red - M.
LA COQUETTE (Guerin, 1861) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED. Cream center. M.
LADDIE (Glasscock, 1941) - Single - Red - Very Early - Hybrid. Dwarf 12". Single bright red. Officinalis x tenuifolia. (Otto Froebel). Bulletin 83. List in Bulletin 129.
LADY ALEXANDRA DUFF (Kelway, 1902) - Double - Blush - Midseason. Medium height. Fair fragrance. Large. Blooms are borne in clusters, with smaller, saucer-shaped side flowers; pale blush-pink, almost white, with yellow stamens mixed with a few irregular petals in the center. Very floriferous; stems strong. Foliage abundant. In some seasons it is decidedly pink, especially on the back of the blooms near the calyx. As usually seen, the flowers are charming and informal and the plant is graceful. M.
LADY ALGERNON LENNOX (Kelway) - Double - Pink. Midseason. Yellow center.
LADY ANNA (Calot, 1856) - Double - Purplish Mauve - Midseason.
LADY AROOSTOOK (Thurlows & Stranger, 1935) - Double - White - Midseason. Tall. A very fine tall white of somewhat the form of FESTIVA MAXIMA. An excellent and striking flower. List in Bulletin 91.
LADY ASTOR (Kelway) - Jap. - White. Listed by Krekler, 1955. Mr. Peyton says it was imported by Mr. Bonnewitz, about 1924. Named for Virginia Nancy Astor, the first woman member of the English Parliament.
LADY BELLEW (Kelway) - Single - Pink - Midseason.
LADY BERESFORD (Kelway, 1895) - Double (Anemone) Pink - Midseason. Sweet fragrance. Anemone type. Large; guards bright rose-pink, surrounding a fine collar of large, creamy white petaloids, edged deep crimson.
LADYBIRD (Saunders, 1949) - Single - Red - Very Early - Hybrid. Lovely cup of bright tomato-red color. Officinalis x lobata. List in Bulletin 129.
LADY BRAMWELL (Kelway) Probably LADY LEONORA BRAMWELL - Double - DISCARDED.
LADY BYNG (Norton, 1926) - Jap. - List in Bulletin 91.
LADY CAILLARD (Kelway) - Double - White - M.
LADY CARRINGTON (Kelway) - Double - Rose changing to white. M.
LADY CURZON (Kelway, 1901) - Double - White - M.
LADY DARMOUTH (about 1850) - Double - White - DISCARDED. Center carmine. M.
LADY DERBY (Kelway) Syn. JAMES KELWAY - Double - Pale Pink - M.
LADY ELEANOR (Roife) - Double - Pink. Tall. Wonderful perfume. Canadian variety. Strong stems, brilliant pink (Like Walter Faxon), large flower, rose type, growing in clusters, and holds its color. Bulletin 73, page 24. Bulletin 56, page 17.
LADY ELINOR (Brethour) - Bulletin 76, page 19.
LADY EMILY (Pleas, 1807) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Faint fragrance. Large. Clear, light rose-pink, illumined by yellow stamens interspersed with the loosely arranged petals. Floriferous; good stems and foliage. An attractive, deep fringed and shaggy flower notable for its very clear color and admirable substance; blooms in clusters. M.
LADY GAY (Saunders, 1950) - Single - White-Pink - Hybrid. Large 6" ivory flowers; very brilliantly flared bright rose; flamboyant. Quadruple hybrid: albiflora, Officinalis, macrophylla, and Mlokosewitschi. List in Bulletin 129. Saunders 1955 catalog.
LADY GODIVA (Kelway) - Single - White - M.
LADY GWENDOLEN CECIL (Kelway, 1889) - Double - Lavender-Flesh - DISCARDED - M.
LADY HELEN VINCENT (Kelway, 1902) - Single - White - M.
LADY IRIS (Pleas, 1907) - Double - Pink - M.
LADY ISODORE (Origin unknown) - Double - White, splashed crimson. M.
LADY KATE (Vories, 1924) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Rather flat. Stems strong. Solid light pink. M.
LADY LEONORA BRAMWELL (Kelway, before 1895) Syn. DOCTEUR BRETONNEAU (Verdier, 1854) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - M.