The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 43
ISAMI JISHI - Same as ISANI GIDUI. Jap. - White Midseason - M.
ISANI GIDUI (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White - Midseason. Moderately tall. Fragrance, not good. Very large. Two rows of very broad, rounded smooth guard petals of pure white; center a rounded mass of thin staminodes of rich buff-yellow; carpels green, tipped pale yellow. Vigorous. Floriferous, with slightly bending stems and crinkled foliage. Considered the most beautiful white Japanese peony. The flowers are extremely large and almost perfectly shaped. According to information received from Japan the correct name of this peony is ISAMI JISHI, which means SMILING LION. M.
ISOLINE (Lemoine, 1916) - Double - White - Midseason. Rank odor. Anemone; large. Guards cup-like, cream-white fading lighter; center tuft canary-yellow paling almost white, and marked with prominent crimson spots. Possibly it is of technically a double-type flower but is of distinct anemone or flattish globular form. The blooms seem to be frequently imperfect, opening sideways. M.
ITEN-SHIKAI (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White, streaked crimson. M.
IVANHOE (Pleas, 1913) - Double - Red - M.
IVORY BROOCH (Kelsey, 1943) - Double - White. Outer petals tightly incurved over a closely packed center. As the flower matures these outer petals still retain their slightly crimped and incurved formation. The total effect is a medallion-like bloom, resembling a curved brooch of ivory. Formation uncommon. The bloom has a bud-like appearance. List in Bulletin 109.
IVORY WHITE (Franklin, 1942) - Double - White - Late. Tall. Large, perfectly formed ivory-white List in Bulletin 91.
IWO (Nicholls, 1946) - Jap. - Red - Midseason. Medium height. Seedling #145, MIKADO. Petals rose-red, staminodes bright golden yellow. Plant is of medium hiehgt and flowers of medium size. It is a good color and makes a good garden flower. Bulletin 104.
JACK ROSE (Franklin, 1928) - Semi-Double - Red - Very Early. Dark glossy red. Strong stiff stems. Very free bloomer. Bulletin 35.
JACOBA - Jap. - Rose. Light rose, pure golden center. Chautauqua Flowerfield.
JACOB STYER (Styer, 1948) - Double - White - Late. Tall. Full double white. Strong stems. Bulletin 112.
JACQUELINE (Origin unknown) - Jap. - White - M.
JACQUEMINOT (Saunders, 1941) - Double - Red - Hybrid - DISCARDED. Crimson red bomb. Buds like rosebuds. List in Bulletin 129.
JACQUES DESSERT (Doriat, 1929) - Double - White and pink - Late Midseason. Immense ball of pink, intermingled white. Sym. in Bulletin 82. Wild catalog.
JACQUES DORIAT (Doriat, 1928) - Jap. - Pink - Midseason. Silvery carmine pink straw yellow petaloids. Wild catalog. Bulletin 68, page 21 the name is spelled JACQUE DORIAT.
JAKE'S DARK PINK - See Bulletin 87, page 16.
JAMES BOYD (Thurlow, 1919) - Double - Pink - Late. Medium tall. Delicious fragrances. Large. Flesh-pink, tinted cream and buff in center, becoming blush-white with age. Upright habit; stiff stems. Heavy dark green foliage. Center opens full and flat as the long outer petals relax, giving the bloom a unique inverted conical shape. M. Bulletin 8.
JAMES KELWAY (Kelway, 1900) - Double - L. Pink - Early Midseason. Tall. Fragrance not notable. Very large. Pale pink, becoming almost white with age but retaining a slight flush on outer petals and in center, and displaying a slight yellow tint from intermingled stamens. Floriferous; stems not always strong. Foliage good. A very attractive, loose, fluffy flower of great size, often high and conical with a large flat crown. M. Bulletin 38.
JAMES PILLOW (Pillow, 1936) - Double - Light Pink - Late. Very tall. Very tall strong stems, sure opening. Light pink with a distinctive flower. This flower was put out by W. F. Christman. List in Bulletin 91.
JAMES R. MANN (Thurlow, 1920) - Double - Pink - Midseason. Medium height. Fragrance not notable Large. Dark rose-pink, often streaked with crimson in center and on outside of guards. Fairly floriferous; strong stems. Large foliage. Very attractive, rose-like form but a little loose and fluffy. M. and Bulletin 18.
JAMES VICK - Outside petals broad; color crimson, shaded violaceous; free grower and good bloomer. Listed in 1916 Wild catalog; description from Old Ledger of Mr. G. H. Wild.
JAMES WILLIAM KELWAY (Kelway, 1926) - Double - Pink. Very bright, deep purple rose, with shining gold center. Extra large. Bulletin 38 and M.
JANE ADDAMS (Brand, 1936) - Double - White - Late Midseason. Tall. Fragrant. Pure white of beautiful form and distinctive shade. Lists in Bulletin 91 and 130.
JANES OLESON (Oleson, 1926) - Double - Red - Late Midseason. Dark red. In bud it looks like a rose bud. Opens "up very full and has lasting qualities, standing erect. Stems exceptionally strong, enabling the plant to withstand severe storms without damage. M. Bulletin 29 - List 60.
JANET (Auten, 1940) - Double - Red - Late - Hybrid. Tall. Bright cerise red, very large. Albiflora x officinalis. Bulletin 80. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129.
JANICE (Brown, 1952) Name changed to JANICE SMITH. Double - Rose Pink - Midseason. Pleasing fragrance. A large, deep rose pink. Full double. Fine plant and foliage. Brown's Peony Gardens - 1955.
JANICE (Saunders, 1939) - Single - Pink - Early - Hybrid. Tall. Erect, with good-sized salmon pink single flowers. Albiflora x lobata. Lists in Bulletins 91 and 129. Saunders 1955 catalog.
JANICE SMITH (Brown, 1952) First cataloged as JANICE . Double - Rose Pink - Midseason. Pleasing fragrance. A large, deep rose pink. Full double. Fine plant and foliage. Brown's Peony Gardens, 1955 Letter 11/1/55.