Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid tea
Extra Color Info: Lilac-mauve
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Mathias Tantau, Jr., 1964
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Seedling of: Sterling Silver x seedling
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Blue Moon'
  • 'TANsi'
  • 'Blue Monday'
  • 'Mainzer Fastnacht'
  • 'Mainzer Rad'
  • 'Navo-Rose'
  • 'Sissi'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Atela Gardens, Alpiarça, 
Date: 2014-05-01
digital camera
Location: Oceanside, California 
Date: 2019-05-15
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2017-08-07
Photo by KatEnns
Photo by zuzu

Date: 2022-03-25
Location: Temple, Texas
Date: 2021-09-17
Fully opened out.
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-10-06
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: 2018
Blue moon rose
Location: Temple, Texas
Date: 2021-07-19
1st bloom & buds to appear on dry-root specimen planted 1 month.
Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW Iceland
Date: July 15, 2009

Date: 2020-05-27

Date: 2020-05-22
Location: Switzerland, in my garden
Date: 2016-06-28
Location: Hafnarfjordur, SW Iceland
Date: July 15, 2009
Location: West Covina, CA

Date: 2010-10-02
Photo courtesy of: Roland zh
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: Temple, Texas
Date: 2021-06-30
Dry root plant 6-days old.  Happy with full sun 4 hrs mid-day; da
Location: West Covina, CA
Date: 2015-04-17

Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Photo courtesy of: Anna reg

Date: 2010-06-07
Photo courtesy of: Yoko Nekonomania
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA
Location: West Covina, CA

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