Fragrant Lavender Simplicity® Hedge Rose

The Simplicity® series stands for easy-care, long-blooming shrub Roses.
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A fine hedge, screen, or mass planting.

Plant Patent #18,645. Cultivar name: 'JACshlav'. This member of the high-performing, popular Simplicity® series is a wonderfully citrus-scented variety that perfumes the entire garden with its very large double blooms. Smaller and more tightly held than the original Simplicity® but every bit as well-branched, vigorous, and easy to care for, Fragrant Lavender Simplicity® delivers armloads of mauve blooms all summer long.

Perfect for border or mixed planting as well as hedge, foundation, and mass planting, this floribunda offers 3 1/2-inch blooms, fully double (average petal count of 30), set in large clusters, and very heavily reblooming. Reaching 4 to 5 feet high and 2 to 3 feet wide, it's the smallest of the Simplicity® series, superb for small spaces and even containers, yet bred for the border, hedge, foundation, and mass planting. Expect heavy and frequent cycles of glorious bloom all summer long!

Named for their ease of care, the Simplicity® series is famously unfussy, needing no spraying or other treatment to keep their healthy foliage and heavy flowering. Zones 5-10.

Genus Rosa
Variety Fragrant Lavender Simplicity®
ppaf PP#18,645
Zone 5 - 10
BloomStartToEnd Late Spring - Late Summer
PlantHeight 4 ft - 5 ft
PlantWidth 24 in - 3 ft
BloomSize 3.5 in
StemLength 12 in - 14 in
Additional Characteristics Flower, Fragrance
Bloom Color Light Lavender
Bud Shape Ovoid, Pointed
Foliage Color Dark Green
Fragrance Citrus, Strong
Light Requirements Full Sun
Season of Interest Summer
Uses Border, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Landscapes, Ornamental, Outdoor
Restrictions Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Canada, Guam, Hawaii

Bareroot or Container?

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Have you browsed through your favorite gardening catalog or website looking for the newest roses to plant in your garden and wondered whether it would be best to choose bareroot roses or those in nursery pots? Or does it matter? If you’re like most rose gardeners, this question has come up at one point or another. And we want to help you find the answer as to what’s the best for you and your garden.

Bareroot Roses


Bareroot roses are an inexpensive and easy option for early-season planting. In fact, late winter is the best time to plant. Bareroot roses meet the highest industry standards. They arrive dormant, which makes them ideal for planting. The roots get to acclimate to native soil, as opposed to the packaged soil. And of course, since they aren't in soil when you get them, there’s no mess to contend with.

Bareroot roses may look dead, with their brown roots and dormant stem, but plants that arrive this way actually have the advantage of being able to focus their energies on strong root development rather than having to support an extensive growth of leaves during planting, which is very stressful.

You can plant your bareroot roses earlier in the growing season as well, since there aren't any leaves to get nipped back by frost. They can typically be planted as early as six weeks before your area’s last frost date in the spring. Since they don’t have to provide water to leaves or flowers, they usually establish quickly.


Container roses should typically be planted in late spring and fall. They’re easy to plant (all you need is a trowel), and they provide instant gratification, as they aren't dormant and will have buds within a few short weeks, if they don’t when they arrive. They’re also perfect for transplanting into decorative containers and make an attractive gift.

Container roses are usually nicely leafed out, and may even have flowers on them, which is a great way for you to know when you purchase them what they’re going to look and smell like. As you can see, there are advantages to both bareroot or container roses, so whichever you decide is the best for your garden, we feel certain you’ll become a lifelong rose lover, if you aren't already!

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from wrote (January 30, 2014):
I have been buying mostly Roses from them since 1993, I cannot bring myself to buy Roses anywhere else, they are so perfect, I purchased 12 simplicity lavender in November and they were blooming already the second week, plus 3 others Roses, I am in the process of making a Rose garden and it is all their roses, Thank you.

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