Dave from Minneapolis I have always been curious about the meaning of lavender GREEN. One source says that one early version had it as ROSEMARY's green. I have another thought. The lavender blossom comes in a variety of colors, but green is not one of them. However, a gathering of blue lavender will be in a nest of beautiful green stems and leaves. I imagine that a bridal clutch of lavender and a gown decorated as such would have lavender blue and lavender green.
Bill from Ft. Myers, , FlSammy Turner released a version titled 'Lavender Blue' in 1959. It is my alltime favorite song.
James from Westchester, EnglandIn Marillion's version (all 2 1/2 minutes of it) Fish claims some children were singing this song, and that it was like a song he wanted to write for his girlfriend.
Dave from Cardiff, WalesMarillion's version was simply titled "Lavender".
Andy from Indiana, PaAlso the name of a Marillion single in which the chorus borrows from the traditional song.