The American Peony Society
Nomenclature 1976-186 p.7
CORAL 'N GOLD
CHINOOK - Walter Marx - Introduced by Rogers, Sherwood, Oregon, May 19,1981. Seedling IK68-31; parentage unknown; first bloomed 1965; double lactiflora. Light salmon, tailored flower, center marbled red petals, stamens, reliable, fragrant when first open, good bloom, strong stems; 36-inch height, very late, medium green foliage.
CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY (1983 Peony Introduction)-Wild. 1983, Hybrid, V.E.S. Red. 31 in., vibrant, glistening bright rich red of very broad petals which surround a fairly large cluster of golden pollen-bearing stamens. After Starlight, this is first to bloom in our garden. Stiff, strong stems on a row of Christmas Holiday look like a row of cadets, erect and strong, marching through our field. Broad, good dark green foliage.
CHUM (K 742)-William H. Krekler. Somerville. Ohio, May 1978. 34-inch, upright, broad deep pink, hybrid. Bulletin #227.
CLARICE - Krekler-Klehm. June 8.1985. Hybrid, deep pink single cup with a tiny puff of yellow stamens in the center of a 4" bloom width. Early, 16" height, good vigor, heavy compact foliage with long slender leaves. Mildly musty fragrance. Rock Garden Series. Klehm Nursery. Bulletin #255.
CLEOPATRA GEM (276)-William H. Krekler, 1977. Hybrid. Landscape variety. Red single, narrow leaves, 26 inches. Bloomed before May 3. Bulletin #224.
CLINTON - William H. Krekler, Somerville, Ohio, May 1977. Bloomed before May 6. Hybrid. Seedling #303. Rich red single. Sturdy, 25-inch bush. Distinct. Bulletin #223.
CLOUD CAP (61-55)-Myron D. Bigger, 201 N. Rice Road, Topeka. Kansas 66616, 1979. Parentage unknown. Full rose type light pink to white medium-sized flower that is neatly formed. Fine light green foliage on a very adequate twenty-four to thirty inch stem.
COLUMBUS - William H. Krekler, Somerville, Ohio. 1975. Large near white, semidouble, early tall plant. 1976 check list, name only. Bulletin #219.
COLLEEN MARIE - Ben Gilbertson, Kindred, North Dakota, Aug. 29, 1981. Seedling #6602; double lactiflora; parentage, seedling #5908 x open; first bloomed 1971. Dark red ball, no stamens, seeds, or pollen; no fragrance. Good substance; 30 inches, strong and wiry stems, good grower, good increase. Dark green foliage that lasts to end of the season. Midseason. Flowers on the strong, wiry stems droop some but hold up very well through the flowering season. A fine garden peony.
CORAL 'N GOLD - Lyman Cousins-Roy Klehm, June 25, 1981. Seedling #72-4; single hybrid; bloomed about 1968; parentage unknown. Coral, cup-shaped single; has stamens, pollen, no seeds, no fragrance; 36-inch height, strong stems. Early, vigorous hybrid with most attractive cup-shaped coral blooms with contrasting thick and highly golden stamens. The flowers have a double row of guard petals which surround this golden center.
CORAL SUNSET - Samuel Wissing - Registered by Charles Klehm and Son Nursery, January 2, 1981. Parentage: Minnie Shaylor x Otto Froebel; first bloomed about 1965; seedling number unknown. Double hybrid, deep coral, flat form, reliable, stamens, pollen, no seeds, fragrant. Good substance. Good stem strength with excellent foliage, 34 inches, early, vigorous. Appears to be a sister seedling of Coral Charm. Mr. Wissing worked over 26 years to achieve these beautiful and unique coral hybrids. One bud per stem. Plant patent applied for.
CORAL SUPREME - Samuel Wissing - Registered by Charles Klehm and Son Nursery, January 2, 1981. Parentage: Minnie Shaylor x Otto Froebel; first bloomed about 1963 or 1965; seedling number unknown. Double hybrid, salmon color, flat form, reliable, stamens, pollen, no seeds, fragrant, good substance. Good stem strength and foliage, vigorous, 36 inches, early. Appears to be a sister of seedling of Coral Charm. This selection has more salmon color in it and somewhat fuller flower form. A healthy grower. One bud per stem. Plant patent applied for.