Wild Blue Yonder Rose
The Wild Blue Yonder rose is a very fragrant Grandiflora rose bearing fat pointed buds which open into 4 inch lavender-pink roses. Wild Blue Yonder emits a citrus blossom and rose fragrance.
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The double, ruffled blooms are not a single shade but a mauve blend. They range from reddish to grape juice purple, darkening as they age or as the weather cools. Stir in a touch of white and you have a truly unique rose color.
The blooming begins in spring and repeats until fall on 4-6 foot shrubs which are covered in (usually) healthy foliage.
Wild Blue Yonder was a 2006 AARS winner, the first lavender roses to win since 1978. It was hybridized by Tom Carruth and introduced by Weeks Roses of California in 2006. Its botanical name is Rosa Wekisosblip.
The flower clusters can be heavy. The canes of young plants may need staking.
Recommended planting zones: 5a-9b
Lavender roses are often called blue colored roses. When describing roses lavender is the more accurate term. Best lavender rose varieties including climbing and miniature rose shrubs.
Nearly Wild Rose
The Nearly Wild rose, Rosa Nearly Wild, is a Floribunda shrub rose which grows to 2-3 feet tall by 3 feet wide. Its flowers resemble those of wild rose bushes. Pink, fragrant single roses blanket the plant repeatedly from late spring to fall.
Wild Prairie Rose
Wild Prairie rose (sometimes misspelled Wild Prarie rose), Rosa arkansana syn. Rosa blanda and Rosa pratincola. Wild rose plant native to central N. America. The Prairie rose flower is the state flower of Iowa and also of North Dakota.
Blue Moon Rose
The Blue Moon rose is a very fragrant Hybrid Tea rose. Blue Moon roses are not true blue but lavender roses. The rose Blue Moon is treasured for its rare blue color and its sugar and spice scent. Also Climbing Blue Moon.
Blue Girl Rose
The Blue Girl rose is a lavender blue Hybrid Tea rose. This is one of the prettiest lavender roses I have seen and it's fragrant to boot! The high-centered rose flowers emit a citrus rose perfume.
Go from Wild Blue Yonder Rose to China Doll Rose
The China Doll rose is a small (18 inches tall) Polyantha shrub rose. The rose China Doll covers itself in large clusters of pink flowers from spring to fall. China doll roses emit tea rose fragrance.
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