The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 14
CHAMPLAIN (Freeborn, 1950) - Single - White, or Flesh Pink. Letter from Mrs. Freeborn, 1956, says flesh, and 1950. Bulletin 94, Page 16 Bigger 1955 list-
CHARITY (Saunders, 1935) - Semi-Double - Late - Clear Pink - Hybrid. Clear bright pink almost a cherry red. Flowers have a peculiar silky lustre. Foliage large and heavey. Bulletin 37. List in Bulletin 129.
CHARLEMAGNE (Crousse, 1880) - Double - White - DISCARDED - Midseason.
CHARLENE (Kelsey, 1938) (Bulletin list 109 says 1942) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Medium height. Loose full double creamy white with strong stems and good foliage. This is one of Mr. Kelsey's loveliest. List in Bulletin 109. Bulletin 80.
CHARLES BINDER (Guerin, 1860) - Double - Rose - DISCARDED - Midseason.
CHARLES DORIAT (Doriat, 1933) - Japanese - Pink - Midseason. Lilac guards and salmon center. List in Bulletin 91 Wild's catalog.
CHARLES EARL PLEAS (Pleas) - Double - Rose - Midseason.
CHARLES E. HAMMERSLEY (Wright, 1940) - Double - Red - Midseason. Clear tomato red. List in Bulletin 91.
CHARLES GOSSELIN (Guerin, 1850) - Double - Pink. This massive bloom, the off-spring of MONS. JULES ELIE, ought to have a rating of 8.8 says Gilmore of Penna. Midseason.
CHARLES McKELLIP (Brand, 1907) - Double - Red - Midseason. Medium height. Rich bright red. This was considered by Mr. Brand to be one of the finest reds he had. He worked up a large stock of it and was about to push it as much as he could when the 1921 rating list came out with a rating of 7.8. This killed it and he dumped the stock on the market at ten cents a root. However, those who have it still consider it one of the good reds. List in Bulletin 130. Midseason.
CHARLES NEIDEL (Wetterngel, 1916)- Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium to tall. Large, shaggy, rose-pink flower of waxy texture, weak in the collar, very much brightened by many yellow stamens; center a little lighter pink, opens in excellent form, disclosing a cluster of stamens. Strong growth; free-blooming. Medium foliage. Midseason.
CHARLES SEDGWICK MINOT (Richardson, 1904) - Double - Lilac-Rose - Midseason.
CHARLES VERDIER (Calot, 1865) - Double - Lilac-Carmine - Midseason.
CHARLE'S WHITE (Klehm, 1951) - Double - White - Early. Tall. Globular incurved white with a tinge of yellow. Vigorous grower. Early opening with Mons. Jules Elie. Bulletin 122.
CHARLOT (Doriat, 1924) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Tall. Tall with gracefully bending stems. This large silvery lilac peony with its glowing center of reddish tint makes a landscape variety of great value. Strong stems. Midseason.
CHARLOTTE CORE (Doriat, 1932) - Single - White. Large pure white. List in Bulletin 91. Wassenberg catalog.
CHARLOTTE CUSHMAN (Hollis, 1904) - Double - Pink - Midseason.
CHARLOTTE SAULNAY (Doriat, 1934) - Japanese. Purple lilac with yellow staminodes. List in Bulletin 91.
CHARM (Franklin, 1931) - Japanese - Red - Late. 34" high. Very dark red Jap. Good upright grower, vigorous. An improvement on Fuyajo. A lustrous, satiny sheen on the petals gives it a very classy effect. One of the best of its color. Bulletin 47.
CHARMER (Neeley, 1930) - Name changed to LETO . List in Bulletin 91.
CHASTITY (Brethour, 1935) - Double - White. Tall. Pleasant fragrance. Very large white with guard petals wide and of strong texture. Center bomb type, showing yellow tints. Strong grower. Bulletin 61.
CHEROKEE (Franklin, 1931) - Double - White - Late. 34" high. Though having no stamens this flower opens up more like a semi-double being very large and flat with flowers blush white resembling the well-known rose of the same name. It is an excellent garden flower., Good stems with foliage to the ground. Bulletin 47.
CHERRY HILL (Thurlow, 1915) - Double - Red - Very Early. Very tall. Medium size, maroon, with glistening sheen, brightened by yellow stamens and scarlet-tipped carpels. Floriferous; stems strong and erect but diverging. Foliage good. An early, decorative sort for the garden, but the blooms lack fullness and size except on well-established plants in favorable seasons. The excellent color is well retained and the flowers keep well. Stamens are very showy in blooms not fully developed. Midseason.
CHERRY RED (Glasscock, 1939) - Double - Red - Midseason. Hybrid. Dwarf plant. Large, rose type bloom of pure red. Form of bud, round. Stem 15", stiff and strong. Foliage, medium light green. Fine color on dwarf plant. Blooms late for a hybrid. Officinalis rubra x albiflora. Bulletin 76.
CHESTINE GOWDY (Brand, 1913) - Double - Pink - Late. Tall. Excellent fragrance. Large. Guards and crown light rose, the latter surrounded by a belt of red-edged petals; collar creamy white. Strong grower; floriferous; strong stems. Good foliage. Quite distinct. Midseason.
CHESTNUT HILL (Donahue, 1927) - Double - White - Midseason to Late. Ivory white, cup shapped double, vigorous and free bloomer, foliage similar to Mrs. A. M. Brand. Stiff stems. Bulletin 32.
CHESUNCOOK (Guppy, 1935) - Jap. White - Bulletin 60.
CHIC (Franklin) - Double - Red - Late Midseason. (Wild catalog says early). Tall. American Beauty red, bomb type, long stems, particularly good as a cut flower. Buds like rose buds. Stores well. Lists in Bulletins 91 & 93.
CHICHESTER (Kelway) - Double - Rose - M.
CHICHIBU (Scott, 1942 - Jap. - Red. Clearest red. List in Bulletin 91.
CHIEF (Franklin, 1931) - Double - Light Pink - Late Midseason. (Late). Fragrant. Very large full rose type, light pink, upright stiff stems. Vigorous. Bulletin 47