The Lavender Jewel Miniature Rose is considered the finest lavender miniature rose.
The Lavender mauve colored double blooms on the Lavender Jewel miniature rose, are large flowered form, and exhibition quality. The soft lavender buds open with an attractive magenta marking on the edge of the petals.
The classic Hybrid tea formed flowers are cupped. The blooms have 38 petals and measure 1” across. The high centered flowers on this rose bush are borne mostly solitary, in small clusters. The plump, very full, Hybrid Tea style lavender roses have flowers that are re-flexed, in a rounded bloom form, and are displayed beautifully against the dark green foliage. This rose ‘Lavender Jewel’ is a miniature that is disease free.
Type Miniature Rose
Hybridizer Ralph Moore 1978
Growth Habits A vigorous habit of growth. It grows upright, yet is compact and bushy, growing 12-18”
Blooms Clear Lavender Mauve colored blooms. The blooms are double Classic Hybrid Tea form, with 38 petals. Blooms measure 1’ across.
Foliage Medium size, dark green, matte foliage
Fragrance Only slight fragrance
Hardy zone zones 5-11
This miniature rose bush has a low, compact, well branched, bushy habit of growth, that tends to sprawl. It responds well to trimming, yet continues to be vigorous, and is easy to control. It is repeat flowering, and will produce abundant blooms all through the growing season.
Produced by Ralph Moore, it was one of the first Lavender colored Miniature roses. He considered it “the finest” lavender miniature!
This mini rose is wonderful when used in pots, and/or in the garden. Use it in beds, borders, and exhibiting. It also makes a great rose for cutting, and should last well in the vase.
It is a rose that Loves climates with High Humidity. In a high humidity climate, the vigor of the rose will be even more noticeable.
Parents of this rose are: “Little Chief” x ‘Angel Face” (Both great roses!)