'Mignonette' rose References
Book (2003) Page(s) 152.
1881. Mignonette (Multiflora) (1875)
Book (2001) Page(s) 177-178.
Mignonette (Guillot fils, 1881), Seedling of a seedling of R. multiflora 'Polyantha'; the immediate parent is probably the 'Polyantha Alba Plena Sarmentosa' one sees to have been much used in breeding in Lyon, though unreleased. [Author cites information from different sources and, in particular, an interesting entry from the breeder..] ...From thse seedlings, I further got many varieties equally dwarf and very remontant...with soft pink flowers which were full and well-formed though small [this, presumably, is 'Mignonette']; I am going to propagatea quantity sufficient to deliver them into commerce in November 1880...
Book (Apr 1993) Page(s) 378.
Mignonette Polyantha, rose, sometimes blush white bordered with wine-red spots, 1880, Dbl. Fld. Multiflora x probably China or Tea; Guillot Fils. Description.
Book (Feb 1993) Page(s) 130. Includes photo(s).
Mignonette Description... small, double, blush-pink to white blooms borne in clusters...
Article (misc) (1954) Page(s) 43.
Mignonette 14 chromosomes.
Book (1936) Page(s) 479.
Mignonnette (polyantha) Guillot 1881; Polyantha in 2. generation; tender pink, fades to white, very small (2-3 cm), semi-double, fine form, globular to flat, short upright clusters of 30-40, fragrance 5/10 (cloves), very floriferous, repeats well, few prickles, narrow foliage, growth 6/10, upright, bushy, short, hardy. Sangerhausen
Book (1926) Page(s) 58.
Chas. E. F. Gersdorff, Washington. 'Mignonette', a delightful little Tea-Polyantha, has been growing and blooming in the same spot for over fifteen years....
Book (1910) Page(s) 269.
Mignonette [Polyantha Perpetual]; flowers soft rose, changing to white, small and pretty, blooming in clusters. One of the best.
Book (1909) Page(s) 234.
Mignonnette, tender pink passing to pinkish white, very small ; extra.
Magazine (1901) Page(s) 9. Includes photo(s).
Rosiers Multiflores Nain (Polyantha) Variétés Mignonnette et Miss Kathe Schultheis