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'Auguste Mie' rose References
Website/Catalog  (27 Jul 2011)  
Rosa ‘Auguste Mie’
Hybrid Perpetual.  ‘Auguste Mie’ was described by Paul as similar to ‘Coupe d'Hébé’, its flowers a light, glossy rose-pink, large, double, and globular in form.  A late bloomer producing a vigorous bush, good for standard, pot or pillar.  [Paul (1863, 1888), Rivers (1854, 1857, 1863), FC p.228/1857].
Horticultural & Botanical History
Bred by Laffay in 1851.  In the first great National Rose show held in July 1858, ‘Auguste Mie’ was listed amongst the roses appearing in multiple (17) winning collections.  [Gard. Chron. 1858].
 History at Camden Park
Included in a handwritten list of roses dated 1861, probably intended for a new edition of the catalogue that was never printed.  [MP A2943].
Book  (Dec 2000)  Page(s) 276.  
Auguste Mie
Hybrid Perpetual
Jean Laffay 1851
Book  (Jun 1992)  Page(s) 152.  
Auguste Mie ('Mme Rivals') Hybrid Perpetual. Laffay 1851... Glossy pink... sparkling pink... A red rose of exquisite form, resembling, by more than one report, 'Coupe d'Hébé'... glossy pink, silvery on the reverse...
Book  (1936)  Page(s) 477.  
Mie, Auguste (HT or HP) Laffay 1851; La Reine X ? ; bright light pink, reverse silvery, large, 3/4-full, cup form, expands with difficulty, autumn-bloomer, repeats well, many prickles, growth 8/10, hardy. = [similar to] Blanche de Beaulieu; Mme. Rival
Magazine  (20 May 1911)  Page(s) 243.  
The Parentage of Roses.
The following list of the world's Roses and their parentage has been compiled by Mr. Robert Daniel, 38 Russell Road. Fishponds, Bristol, and by his kind permission we are enabled to publish it...
Auguste Mie... Hybrid Perpetual, Laffay, 1851, Seedling La Reine
Book  (1902)  Page(s) 111.  
Hybrides Remontants. Groupe A. — La Reine
Les rosiers de ce groupe sont vigoureux, rustiques, à rameaux toujours droits, un peu rigides, munis d'aiguilIons petits et assez rapprochés: feuillage serré, vert; fleur en coupe, coloris variant du rosé tendre au rosé vif. Ils drageonnent au loin, comme les Provins dont ils se rapprochent beaucoup par leur végétation.
3406. Auguste Mie... (Laffay 1851)... rose satiné.
Book  (1899)  Page(s) 15.  
Auguste Mie, HR; Laffay, 1851, rose satiné, syn. Mme Kévals [correct: Mme Rivals]
Website/Catalog  (1888)  Page(s) 76.  
Hardy Roses.
Remontant or Hybrid Perpetual.  These bloom abundantly in June, and again moderately in Autumn, while a few varieties bloom freely during the Summer.  For general culture they are the most desirable.  
Price, 35 cents each.  Ten or more varieties, our choice, $3.00 per 10.
Auguste Mie...  Large, delicate pink, free growing.
Book  (1883)  Page(s) 147.  
...Auguste Mie = Mme. Rival...
Book  (1882)  Page(s) 3.  
Auguste Mie... Hybride Perpétuel. Laffay. 1850 Rose brillant. Fleur grande. Plante vigoureuse.
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