The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 22
DRESS PARADE (Auten, 1937) - Jap. - Red. Light red Jap, lighter center. One of the first Japs to bloom. Bulletin 69.
DR. F. C. BECKER (Murawska, 1946) - Double - Red - Midseason. Large light crimson. An improved Mr. L. Van Leeuwen. Murawska ad Bulletin 122. Murawska letter, 1955.
DR. F. G. BRETHOUR (H. P. Sass, 1938) (Named by John A. Bongers) - Double - White - Late. Tall to medium height. Odor pleasant. Very large, rose type, color pure white, with creamy glow in heart of bloom. Buds round, with no indication of red outside or within the open flower. Average stems. Foliage dark green, large. It is an excellent exhibition variety and garden flower. Bulletin 75.
DR. F. R. HUXLEY (Brand, 1936) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Medium height. White with a hint of pink on first opening. Good stems. List in Bulletins 91 & 130.
DR. H. BARNSBY (Dessert, 1913) - Double - Rose - Late. Fairly fragrant. Medium. An evenly colored, globular flower of dark old-rose or light purplish crimson. Upright, floriferous plant, with very strong stems and good foliage. A late red peony of value for garden decorations, but the color is most objectionable to those who dislike magenta tones. M.
DR. H. C. COOPER - Semi-Double - White. Bulletin 91, Page 40.
DR. H. van der TAK (Nieuwenhuyzen, 1916) - Double - Red - Early Midseason. Fragrance not pleasing. Large. Glistening crimson toward the center with lighter sheen on the incurved tips of the petals. Stems good. M.
DR. JEKYLL (Auten, 1936) - Jap. - Red - Late. Plays a dual role. A late, brilliant dark red Jap. with center flushed distinctly lighter. At the same time there will often be well built semi-double blooms. Plant habit and garden effect extra good. Bulletin 65.
DR. J. F. MAXON - Double - Yellow White. Bulletin 121, Page 18.
DR. J. H. NEELEY (Good S Reese, 1930) - Double - White - Midseason. Fragrant. White with blush tint. Fine. Strong grower and a splendid variety for any collection. List in Bulletin 91.
DR. JOHN L. CRENSHAW (Brand, 1936) - List in 91 as John L. Crenshaw) - Double - Red - Late. Height .medium. A fine red coming into bloom late in the season along with Philippe Rivoire, although a much larger flower. This is a bright crimson-red unlike in color either Longfellow or Mary Brand. When the buds begin to open, they might pass for a rich red rose. Three or four outer rows of petals are very large, broad, and symetrically arranged. The stems strong and erect, foliage narrow and dark green. Lists in Bulletins 91 & 130.
DR. JOSEPH FORT NEWTON (Kortenoever) - Double - Pink - M.
DR. O. M. SKINNER (Kelsey, 1936) - Double - Pink - Late Midseason. Medium size, shell pink. Symetrical and very lovely. List in Bulletin 91.
DRUMMER BOY (Auten, 1952) - Double - Red - Late. A very brilliant dark red bomb on a stiff stemmed dwarf plant, the trim foliage, the beautifully formed blooms, carried boldly erect, all combine to make an especially effective display. Auten 1955 catalog - letter.
DR. WILLIAM H. PACK (Freeborn, 1945) - Error in registration Bulletin 98. Corrected in Bulletin 99, to WILLIAM H. PARK.
DUC deCAZES (Guerin, 1850) - Double - Pink - Midseason - DISCARDED. Broad, carmine-red guards, center deep rose, crown type. Medium size, but blooms freely. M.
DUC d'ENGHIEN (Parmentier, 1850) - Double - Red - M.
DUC de WELLINGTON (Calot, 1859) - Double - White. Due de Wellington is of bomb type with better stems than Primevere and Laura Dessert, more prolific; stronger plant with larger blooms which if cut and opened in house are of a light sulphur color. Good cut flower for commercial purposes. M.
DUCHESSE de NEMOURS (Calot, 1856) - Double - White - Early. Notable fragrance. Large, cupped, white guards and a moderately full center of light canary-yellow deepening to a pale green at the base of the petals; very floriferous; stems erect and strong. Excellent foliage. The general impression is a rounded flattis globe-like flower. Dependable and well regarded for its profuse production of medium-sized blooms, and its excellent garden habit. Mrs. D. Y. Dunn, Lexington, Kentucky, says the plant sprawls and blooms later than midseason. M.
DUSCHESSE de NEMOURS (Guerin, 1840) - Double - Violet-Rose - DISCARDED. M.
DUCHESSE d'ORLEANS (Guerin, 1846) - Also spelled DUCHESS de ORLEANS - Double - Pink - Late. Deep pink. Center petals tinted with violet, interspersed with salmon. Good for cut flowers. M.
DUCHESSE de THEBA (Barr) - Double - Flesh-White - M.
DUCHESS OF ALBANY (Kelway, 1915) - Double - Rose-Pink - Large. M.
DUCHESS OF BEDFORD (Kelway) - Single - Pink - M.
DUCHESS OF PORTLAND (Barr) - Single - Pink - M.
DUCHESS OF SOMERSET (Kelway, 1899) - Double - Pink - M.
DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND (Kelway, 1929) - Double - White. Very large, pure white flower with golden center.
DUCHESS OF SUTHERLAND (Kelway, before 1898) - Single - White - Bulletin 38.
DUCHESS OF TECK (Kelway) - Double - White - DISCARDED - M.
DUCHESS OF YORK (Kelway, 1923-25) - Double - Pink - M.
DUKE OF ATHOLL (Kelway) - Single - Clear Purple - M.
DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE (Kelway) - Double - Crimson - M.
DUKE OF CLARENCE (Kelway) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED.
DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE (Kelway, 1895) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - M.
DUKE OF WELLINGTON (Carlot) - See DUC de WELLINGTON.