The Paradise Rose are hybrid tea roses with perfect blooms that are deep lavender, edged with ruby red.
A very uniquely colored rose that is still very popular and widely planted today.
It's not only the exceptional color of this rose that makes it so popular, but also the reasonable hardiness, and wonderful fragrance. And for a picture perfect bouquet, be sure to cut some for the house. Do you know how to make your cut flowers last longer? see cutting roses for longer lasting blooms
Type Hybrid Tea
Hybridizer Weeks 1978
Growth Habits These Hybrid Tea Roses grow upright, medium and 4-5' Plant is well branched and has good all-season bloom. Grows upright, vigorous
Blooms The unique color is a silvery lavender, edged with violet red. Semi-double blooms have 26-30 petals, and open to 5" wide. Great for cutting ( these hybrid purple roses have graced many show trophy tables)
Foliage foliage is glossy, dark green, and disease resistant although it can be prone to Mildew
Fragrance Moderate and fruity
Awards AARS 1979, Portland Gold Medal 1979
Hardiness Zones 6-10
The bloom colors on these Hybrid tea roses are very beautiful, and
even more pronounced in warmer climates.The bush actually prefers warmer climates, and can fully develop it's color hues in warm weather. Intense sun will cause the petal edges to burn.
The silvery lavender blooms with ruby red edging, are adorned with disease-resistant foliage.
If you have enough red and pink roses, and want a rose with more
attention getting color, this one is great in the garden, and in the
vase. This rose has a truly unusual color!