'General Hooker' peony References
General Hooker - (Terry). Large, compact, flat, semi-rose type. Uniform dark Tyrian rose, slightly tipped silver. Medium tall, free bloomer. Mid-season. Very good. Three year old clump $2.50
Magazine (Nov 1911) Page(s) 128.
Species— P. albiflora.
Originated by Terry.
Donated by Farr.
Description of bloom — Type of bloom semi-rose. Form of bloom flat, compact. Not differentiated. Not entirely transformed. Color (total effect) 4 (155) tyrian rose; guards flecked; collar same as guards; center clear; uniform color throughout. Bloom has slight silver tip. Fragrance unpleasant XX. Blooming time mid-season. Size large.
Description of plant— Habit of plant medium erect, medium tall to tall, medium compact. Growth medium to strong, healthy. Stem long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit free. Buds borne in clusters, healthy. Foliage medium furnished, medium green, medium size ; veins reddish green.
Commercial value—For cut bloom good; landscape value good. Variety as a whole good.
Website/Catalog (1909) Page(s) 5.
The following are all new, and the descriptions are from the source from which I got the plants, as but few of them have bloomed with me.
Gen. Hooker, (Terry) robust grower, bright crimson, striped and edged with white; full double ...$1.00