Lavender Lace Miniature Rose

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lavender lace roseLavender Lace


The Lavender Lace miniature rose has clear lavender blooms that are very fragrant.

As the name suggests, Lavender Lace mini rose is a soft lavender color, with lots of frilly petals.  This mini rose has classic Hybrid tea form flowers that are double when they first open, then when fully open,become lovely florets that show yellow stamens.

The purple roses are borne in trusses (in small clusters), with a strong, sweet, (fruity) fragrance.

The blooms on the Lavender Lace rose sometimes open to fast, and lose form and substance quickly. By planting this miniature rose plant in a bit of shade would help to solve this problem.  The strong sun, simply progresses the blooms too quickly.

 

Type   Miniature  Rose

 

Hybridizer Ralph Moore (USA) 1968

 

Growth Habits Dwarf growing, vigorous habit, medium size, it grows 6-12”

 Blooms Mauve and Mauve/blend

 

 Foliage small size, dark green,   glossy foliage

 

 Fragrance strong fragrance

 

Awards American Rose Society Award of Excellence for Miniature Roses 1975

 

Hardy zone   zones 5-11


 This rose bush, blooms in flushes throughout the season, on an attractive, fragrant rose bush. The double form blooms, rest on a compact, rounded plant that is perfect for in the garden, or in a border.

This miniature is a vigorous growing rose that branches out well, has dense foliage, and supply’s lots of picture perfect blooms. 

Photograph them in all stages of bloom, as these varieties of lavender flowers are pretty in each stage. They are beautiful when young, as they look like Hybrid Teas, and when they fully open, they are like frilly pom poms with golden centers. The tiny buds burst open to become quite unique little rose flowers.

 

This rose is an award winning miniature that tends to do well if it is planted in at least a bit of shade. It needs winter protection if grown in a colder climate with frost or snow.

It blooms continuously throughout the growing season.

 

Note: There is also a climbing version of this rose, produced by Rumsey in 1971. This climbing miniature rose grows 4-6' The flowers look the same ( Lavender/pink blooms), that open to reveal golden stamens. The climbing variety is intensely fragrant as well.

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