The Wild Blue Yonder Rose, are enticingly fragrant Grandiflora roses, that are a very unique color for purple roses. The brilliantly colored flowers of the wild blue yonder rose, are fully double blooms of lavendar/rose tones, that are shaped like camellia flowers.
The wonderful fragrance on these exciting purple roses is that of zest citrus and old-rose.
The large flowers have 25-30 petals. Flowers are light lavender at the base, and as they open fully, you notice a distinct white eye in the center. A most attractive flower!
This Grandiflora bush gets better every year it's in your garden!
Growth Habits Upright to 4'
Foliage Dark Green, clean (lovely even when not in bloom)
Blooms Ruffled, fully double flowers shaped like camellias. 25-30 petals. Light lavendar base with a white eye.
Fragrance old rose/citrus
Hardiness Zone zones 4-9
Bushes grow upright. They can reach 4 feet tall and wide, and make wonderful hedges. They are well branched, with very attractive foliage. Wild Blue Yonder is very vigorous, and very tough. If you like purple roses, this one is a must-have for your garden. This lovely Grandiflora rose is sure to be an attention getter! The first flush of flowers is remarkable, then after a short rest, the bush puts out more flowers. The dark green foliage looks nice even when the bush isn't producing flowers.
Unlike many Roses, it actually improves in bloom strength with each passing year! Truly a legacy Rose for your garden, it will become a family treasure. Zones 4-9. This rose grows bigger and better every year.
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What a lovely bouquet these roses make! And such a heavenly fragrance!
Hardy zones 4-9