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Thrive!® Lavender Rose

Rosa 'Meibivers'

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Thrive! Lavender Rose (Rosa 'Meibivers') at Roger's Gardens

Thrive!® Lavender Rose flowers

Thrive!® Lavender Rose flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  4 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4a

Other Names:  Lavender Meidiland

Group/Class:  Shrub Rose

Brand:  Thrive!


An attractive shrub rose, featuring semi-double lavender to pink flowers in early summer; bushy, upright habit, hardy and resistant to disease, ideal as a low flowering hedge; all roses need full sun and well-drained soil

Ornamental Features

Thrive!® Lavender Rose is covered in stunning lavender flowers with pink overtones at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid summer, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The spiny brick red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Thrive!® Lavender Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Disease
  • Spiny

Thrive!® Lavender Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Thrive!® Lavender Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Massing  Screening  Garden 
Flowers  Bark 
Ornamental Features