Camellia above: Surusumi, photo by Joe Tunner
China Doll - long bloom, columnar
Coral Delight - profusion of blooms
Flame (or var)- brilliant
Freedom Bell- dark red, long bloom
Nicky Crisp - bright flowering
Lengthy blooming period:
Adolphe Audusson - historic namesake, dark red semi-double.
Daikagura - red/white, peony ("Great Sacred Dance")
Debutante - unbeatable, rugged peony
Egao - traffic-stopper, sun-tolerant, orange-pink
Shishi Gashira - sun-tolerant, hedgelike, low-growing. White or off-white large flowers
Coronation - large flowers on column "look at you"
Junior Prom - show-beater
Margaret's Joy - outstanding formal
Nuccios' Gem - middle bloom, formal
Twilight - early pinkish-blush formal
Bert Jones - early sasanqua with pleasant scent
Kramer's Supreme - red peony, with slight fragrance
High Fragrance - semi-double with strong scent
Scentuous - small semi-double
Scentsation - medium peony
C. Granthamiana - "dead" buds bloom like big "fried egg"
Tomorrow Park Hill - outstandingly beautiful flower
Unryu - grows zig-zag, "nature's Bonsai"
Valley Knudsen - looks fluorescent
Kanjiro - long bloom, excellent for rootstock
Photos top of page, left to right: Herme and Betty Foy Sanders, photo by Joe Tunner