Fragrant Plum Rose

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Svelte Grandiflora Fragrant Plum Rose (Rose 'AROplumi') offers very long, elegant buds that open to violet-blue with mysterious smoking plum-purple toward the edges. These lovely mauve-blended double blooms make exceptional cut flowers with up to 30 petals apiece.

As you might imagine, Fragrant Plum offers a sweet, intense fruity fragrance to perfume your garden or indoor arrangements. You'll have armloads to enjoy from late spring to fall, as the bloom production is high.

You might think Fragrant Plum is a Hybrid Tea Rose, with it's long, sturdy stems and large blooms. But this lavender blushing purple selection is a vigorous, reblooming Grandiflora that grows into a lush Rose bush with deep green foliage.

Planting and Application:

Grandifloras combines the vigor and blooming ability of floribundas with the beautiful blooms and long stems of hybrid teas. Our high-quality Fragrant Plum Grandiflora Rose bushes for sale at are stunningly beautiful in both appearance and scent!

  • Mix the cool-tones with other purple-flowering Roses for a garden fit for royalty! Be inspired with the dynamic hues of this prolific modern cultivar.
  • Anywhere you plant Fragrant Plum Rose becomes a "Cutting Garden". Keep these tall, narrow bushes in outdoor pots on your balcony or patio.
  • For long-lasting cut flowers, snip the blooms at a 45-degree angle with sharp bypass pruners; then dunk the stems into water right away.
  • In the vase, you'll remove the lowest leaves below the water line. Leave the foliage near the top to softly accent the showy blooms.
  • Change water in your cut flower vase daily. As a bonus, you'll encourage more flushes of blooms if you cut the flowers regularly!

#ProPlantTips for Care: 

Look for a planting site that gets great sunshine and also has good air circulation. Roses need well-drained soil, as their root systems won't tolerate standing water for long.

  • Fragrant Plum Rose is a heat-tolerant cultivar. In high heat, the color brightens; so give it afternoon shade in hot weather USDA Growing Zones.
  • Nature Hills Root Booster should be used when planting for life-long support that never "wears out". Read our expert planting guide for more helpful advice,
  • Roses do best with regular water and Rose fertilizer. Prune all the canes to six inches in early spring once they start to show signs of new growth.

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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Fragrant Plum Rose Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Rosa 'AROplumi'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 3 - 4 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant Yes