The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 58
MAMMOTH ROSE (Franklin, 1940) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Gigantic rose type, large long petals of deep rose-pink cupped about shorter center petals. With good stems. List in Bulletin 91. Franklin's 1955 catalog.
MANCHU PRINCESS (Harding, 1929) - Single - White - Early. Double row of cupped petals, white tinged with coffee color. Anthers and filaments brilliant lemon yellow. Carpels green with lemon yellow stigma tuft. Entire plant - splendid foliage and stems. Strong growing. Increases well. Flower very large and conspicuously beautiful. Blooms last long time if lightly shaded. Bulletins 39 and 61,
MANDALEEN (Lins, 1942) - Double - Pink. Medium height. Very sweet rose fragrance. Color medium light pink. Very large bloom. Foliage dark green. Full double, no stamens, perfect rose form. Outstanding characteristics are that it will not fade out in the sun, is very fragrant and a very good keeper as a cut flower. Held bloom, cut after opening on plants, 60 days in the refrigerator. Bulletin 88.
MANDARIN (Auten, 1933) - Double - Dark Red - Early. A rich dark red bomb, as early as Richard Carvel, but far superior in substance and surability of color. Fine stem. Bulletin 54.
MANITOU (Andrews, 1923) - Double - Blush - Midseason. Fragrant. Cameo pink (Ridgeway) fading to blush white. Stiff stems and vigorous habit. Bulletin 22.
MANKATO (Brand, 1936) - Single - White - Midseason. Pure white with pink stigmas. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 130.
MANOAH (Auten, 1933) - Double - Flesh. Pearly lavender flesh, full double, fair stem. An exquisite bloom. Bulletin 54.
MAN OF WAR (Saunders, 1929) - Single - Red - Hybrid - DISCARDED. Very large brilliant red. Stems thick and rigid, light green. Foliage intermediate in form between the two parents but much larger and heavier than either. Flowers very large, up to 9 ½ " of the most brilliant and telling crimson. Season of officinalis. Bulletin 37 - List in 129.
MAN O'WAR (Brand, 1936) - Single - Red - Early. Very large, bright red. Strong stems. Very showy. Makes a splendid showing in the garden planting. Feathers slightly some seasons. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 139.
MARANACOOK (Guppy, 1935) - Jap. - Deep Pink. Bulletin 60.
MARCELLA (Lins, 1952) - Double - White - Midseason. Medium height. High built medium sized bloom. Good stems. Dark green foliage. A good garden variety. Bulletin 126.
MARCELLE DESSERT (Dessert, 1899) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not remarkable. Large. Guards long and reflexed; center mounded high and incurved; very pale pink with minute dots, and slightly paler in the collar; center flecked with crimson and opens in late stage showing greenish yellow carpels with red tips. Very floriferous; strong stems and foliage.
MARCHIONESS OF LANSDOWNE (Kelway, 1899) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Poor fragrance. Large. Brilliant rose-pink, with a slight salmon suffusion; opens full and flat, with symmetrical center sometimes flecked with crimson. Free-blooming; fairly strong stems. Foliage heavy.
MARCIA (Lyman, 1933) Now MARCIA DEWEY. Bulletins 55 and 56.
MARCIA DEWEY (Lyman, 1933) Was formerly MARCIA. Double - Red - Midseason. Fragrant, somewhat. Very high crown of narrower petals of deep clear color, does not fade. Sometimes has a very few scattered stamens. Unusual. Bulletins 55 and 56.
MARCONI (Kelway, 1909) - Jap. - Rose - M.
MARDI GRAS (Winslow, 1951) - Jap. - Dark Red - Midseason. Above medium height. Slightly fragrant. Large bright guard petals of excellent substance. Center of flat petalodes, dark red with bright buff edges. These increase in length and width as the bloom develops. Its height and striking color causing the plant to stand out boldly in the garden make its name seem fitting. Bulletin 123.
MARECHAL MacMAHON (Calot, 1867) Syn. AUGUSTIN d'HOUR. Double - Solferino-Red - Midseason.
MARECHAL VAILLANT (Calot. 1867) Syn. LEE'S GRANDIFLORA RUBRA, SOUVENIR d'AUGUSTE MIELLEZ. Double - Mauve Pink Midseason. Notice: SOUVENIR d'AUGUSTE MIELLEZ was the first name in 1861, this name has priority (C.B.2000)
MARGARET (Sass, 1952) Formerly HANS' BLUSH WHITE- Double - Blush White - Late. Tall. Large full double opening flat with strong stems that hold up the blooms in all weathers. Named for the daughter of Mrs. Floyd Armstrong of Omaha. Bulletin 124.
MARGARET ANN (Richmond) - Jap. - Dark Pink - Midseason. Richmond's 1952 catalog and 1955 list.
MARGARET ATWOOD (Origin uncertain) Jap. - White - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance not notable. Large. Pure white, cup-like flowers, with an occasional pink flush on the outside; center a ball of golden staminodes; carpels green with a white base and creamy tips. Strong growth; free-blooming. Foliage medium, broad and smooth.
MARGARET ELLIOTT WAGGAMAN (Doriat) - Double - Salmon - Late Midseason. Tall. White with salmon ints. List in Bulletin 91. Wassenberg catalog 1954.
MARGARET HAGERMAN (Hagerman, 1935) - Double - White. Height 40". Moderate fragrance. Large, full doubles-pure white except for a deep golden glow at base of petals. No stamens. Blooms held"erect well above the foliage upon heavy stems. Dependable bloomer even upon first year divisions. Result of a cross between two unnamed seedlings, both of which showed outstanding qualities. Bulletin 91.
MARGARET LOUGH (Gumm, 1929) - Double - White with pink tints. Midseason. Rather flat attractive flower of white with pink tints and stamens showing to light up the flower. List in Bulletin 91.
MARGARET VIERHELLER (Wettengel, 1920) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Large. A uniform shade of salmon-pink. Strong stems. Vigorous. Dependable bloomer. List in Bulletin 60