Veilchenblau, a Lilac-lavender colored rose makes our list of top five ramblers for some very good reasons. It is wonderfully fragrant, nearly thornless, easy to grow, and somewhat shade tolerant. 

Vielchenblau Rambler
Vielchenblau Rambler
  • Class: Rambling, Hybrid Multiflora
  • Origin: Johan Schmits 1909
  • Habit: Climbing, up to 6m
  • Blooms: Masses of smaller semi-double flowers, no repeat. Very fragrant
  • Parentage: Crimson Rambler seedling