Peony Registry

Howard R. Watkins

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Cultivar
Howard R. Watkins
Originator
Bockstoce, W.S.
Group
Herb. Hybrid
Date
1947

D. VE. R. Medium height, large bright red. Strong stems, no stamens, carpels tipped pink. Double. Note: This was named for a Department of Agriculture chemist who was also a former secretary of the American Iris Society. Hybrids of Officinalis Rubra and some lactiflora variety.

Reference: 1948-108:36