The American Peony Society
The History of the Peonies and their Originations p. 121
VELMA ATKINSON (Gilbert H. Wild & Son 1964) Jap. E. Pink. Fragrant. Large guard petals around compact center yellow staminodes. Stiff stems. Bulletin #172 March 1964.
VICKIE (Krekler 1965) Late, huge, near-white ball. Named for Mrs. James Lewis, Somerville, Ohio. Bulletin #176 March 1965.
VIOLA (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1958) (N605) D.M. Flesh. Bomb type pink. Two rows of guard petals well formed and flaring. Strong stems. Registered by Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #157 December 1957.
VIRGINIA NANCE (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1958) (N943) D.L.M. Pink purple or deep lavender pink edged with orchid silver. Petals roll back. Bulletin #157 December 1957.
WALTER MAINS (Mains 1957) Hybrid J.E. DR. (K-4) Albiflora (Lactiflora x officinalis. Anemone flora aurea ligulata rosea. Guards dark red, large, staminodes flattened, color of guards with yellow edges. Carpels whitish green tipped with pink. Tall. Bulletin #146 September 1957.
W. W. BLACK (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1957) (N924) Fuchsia pink flowers, open slightly flat, when open full, globular form. Petals ruffled. Bulletin #156 March 1960.
WALLY Z (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1959) (1381) E.M. D. Lt. pink with petal edging silver. Guard petals edged red. Petals large, with cut on rough edges, pleated to center. Registered Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #151 December 1959.
WALTER (Krekler 1958) D.LM. Light pink (AU-13) Flat top, row of light pink petals high up in bloom. Late. Midseason. Large guard petals, with center of smaller petals. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
WALTER E. WIPSON (Murawska 1956) D.L.W. Le Cygne x Frances Willard. Full double, white with cream blush center. Sure to open. Very late. Medium height. Bulletin #140 March 1956.
WARREN KREKLER (Krekler 1975)
WEST ELKTON (Krekler 1958) J.LM. Dark red. (AT-1) Medium size Jap, dark red guard petals. Staminoeds, same color edged cream. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
WESTINE (Krekler 1965) Huge, late silver-pink, double. 27" height. Bulletin #176 March 1965.
WEATHERBALL 90 (Lins 1962) D.E. Blend of pink, salmon and cream. Full double globular flower. 30-40" height. Registered by the Northwestern National Bank-of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Bulletin #166 September 1962. E. H. Lins, owner, originator, Cologne, Minnesota.
WHISTLING SWAN (Nicholls-Wild & Son 1958) (N1167) SD.L.M. White. Semi-double, outer petals faint pink, blooms cupped, measures 6-8" diam. Inner petals crimped. Registered by Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #157 December 1957.
WHISKERS (Jones 1957) J.M. Red. (54) Unusual bloom of red petals with bi-color plume center. Jap type. Bulletin #150 September 1958.
WHITE CAP (G. E. Winchell 1956) (J-3-CJ) Guards dark pink, staminodes white, tall. Stiff stems. Midseason. Registered by G. E. Winchell, Oskaloose, Iowa. Bulletin #142 September 1956.
WHITE CHARM (Glasscock-Falk, 1964) D.E.W. Fourth generation hybrid. Resembles Red Charm in size and shape. Outer petals light pink, when cut in bud. Center, cream colored petals. Registered by Mrs. Elizabeth Falk, Plainfield, Illinois. Late. Bulletin #172 March 1964.
WHITEHALL (J. Franklin Styer) Double rose type. White tiny red lines on few petals. Nine inch bloom. Tall. Late. Bulletin #190 September 1968.
WHITEHOUSE (J. Franklin Styer) Double, rose type, white, tending to creamy white. Nine inch flower. Tall. Late. Bulletin #190 September 1968.
WHITE SANDS (Gilbert H. Wild & Son) White and yellow Jap. 32" tall, 5-6" flower. Midseason. Fragrant. Yellow center, (really an anemo) with petalodes developing, becoming white carpelodes in many blooms. Bulletin #190 September 1968.
WHITE MOON (Bigger 1970) (50-61) Frankie Curtis x ?. White, all white, nothing but white. Full rose fragrant flower 30" stem.
WHITTIER (Krekler 1959) D.E.B. (AU-19) Near white, full double, no carpels or stamens. 3" stems. Bulletin #154 September 1959.
WILFRED JOHNSON (Franklin's seedling, owned by Brand. (A-32-P) (Named after one of their long time employes.) Grows "barrel shape." 32-34" height. Blooms fully double, rose pink, lay flat on top of bush. Bloom, 6-8". Registered by R. W. Tischler, Brand Peony Farm, Faribault, Minnesota. Bulletin #182 September 1966.
WILHELM KREKLER (Krekler 1975).
WILLA GILL (Nicholls-Wild &. Son 1959) (N1340) M. to M.L.D. cream flesh white symetrical flower, crinkled, slight cut edges. Outer petals roll out. Petals broad and firm. Registered by Gilbert H. Wild & Son. Bulletin #151 December 1958.
WILLIAM COUSINS (Cousins 1968) Double, brilliant scarlet, approximately 3 ½ feet tall, 4" wide. Hybrid of unknown origin. One bloom per stalk. Registered by L. W. Cousins, 472 Tecumseh Avenue, London, Canada. Bulletin #190 September 1968.
WILLIAM GAGE (Krekler 1975).
WINE RED (6502) Ben Gilbertson, Kindred, North Dakota, November 1, 1974. Double, wine-red, 24" height, no pollen, sets seeds, ball form, midseason, one to three buds per stem, Lactiflora. Bulletin #213 March 1975.
WINTHROP H. THURLOW - White Jap. peony seedling. Registered by Roger G. Coggeshall, President, Cherry Hill Nurseries, West Newbury, Massachusetts. Bulletin #188 March 1968.
YELLOW DREAM (Mr. Itoh in Japan. Itoh-Smirnow hybrid) First bloomed 1964. Parentage, Alice Harding (tree peony) - Kakoden, semi-double herbaceous. Yellow with light blotches in the center. Ball form, stamens, pollen, seeds, reliable, fragrant. 24-36" height. Midseason. Tree peony foliage with herbaceous plant habits. Purchased by me in 1966 for my exclusive use. Now known as Itoh-Smirnow hybrid. Introduced in this country and other countries by Louis Smirnow. Registered by Louis Smirnow January 16, 1974. Bulletin #209 March 1974.
YELLOW EMPEROR (Mr. Itoh in Japan. Itoh-Smirnow hybrid) First bloomed 1964. Parentage, Alice Harding (tree peony) - Kakoden, semi-double herbacaceous. Yellow, occasionally slight red blotches in the center. Ball form, good substance, stamen, pollen, seeds, reliable and fragrant. 24-36" height. Midseason. Tree peony foliage with herbaceous plant habits. Purchased by me in 1966 for my exclusive use. Now known as Itoh-Smirnow hybrid. Introduced in this country and other countries by Louis Smirnow. Registered by Louis Smirnow January 16, 1974. Bulletin #209 March 1974.