Lavender roses are quite often described as enchanting and irresistible. Traditionally, the color of this rose has been appointed to mean love at first sight, and is given between lovers as a sign of such enchanting love. Lavender roses are a nice addition to any garden, adding colorful variety and wonderful contrast especially when paired with white roses.
A popular commercial variety of lavender roses is the "Blue Moon." This rose is a hybrid tea rose that will grow approximately 4.5 feet tall. "Blue Moon" lavender roses are known for their strong, sweet fragrance and large double-blooming petals. This type can be grown as a rose bush or as a climbing rose plant.
"Angel Face" is a lavender colored floribunda rose that will grow just about 4 feet tall. It has a sweet fruity fragrance and is typically a mauve lavender color. What is unique about "Angel Face" is that it will have a more blue lavender color in warmer climates. Resistant to most diseases, the "Angel Face" rose is easy to grow in home gardens.
"Barbra Streisand" is another hybrid tea rose with a strikingly deep lavender color and a strong, citrus aroma. It has very large flowers and will bloom repeatedly throughout the late spring and early summer months.
Named after the famous fashion designer, the "Lagerfeld" is a beautiful pale lavender and light gray color. This grandiflora rose has an understated old-rose fragrance
The "Sterling Silver" hybrid tea rose is said to be the first lavender rose that gained popularity for its distinctly silver and purple color. While the color may not be as vibrant as other lavender roses, this classic beauty has a traditional rose smell.
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