'Mr. Brighton' peony References
Book (1907) Page(s) 14.
As a general thing, many of Kelway's varieties will have the sulks and refuse to blossom, on account of the conditions not suiting their case. They are like the Englishman coming from all the comforts of the old country, who cannot adapt himself to our frontiers and is always grumbling about "the blarsted country."
I make the following memorandum from many of his list:
Lady Curzon. No bloom in live years.
James Kelway. The same record.
Prince of Wales. One bloom in six years.
Mr. Brighton. No bloom.
Summer Day. Bloomed once, but had on a dress that did not belong to her.
Joan Seaton. Never a bloom.