Lactiflora, Parentage unknown) Dark-purple red, semi-double, large flower. Flat,, with open center where stamens make ball, most attractive. 34-inch in height, very dense bush, landscape type. Many flowers on the plant. Named for the Secretary of the American Peony Society. Greta Kessenich. 1977. Bulletin #223. All lactifloras, William H. Krekler, 4030 West Elkton Road. Somerville, Ohio 45064. Registered by Roy Klehm, 2 East Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, 111. 60005, June 1977. Seedling # 525.