Rose (Rosa 'Blue Moon') in the Roses Database

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

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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Discussion Threads about this plant
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October 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 26, 2020 11:48 PM 91
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June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
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Relocating Our Roses Advice???? by Weluvroses Jun 18, 2020 11:56 AM 180
February 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 13, 2020 3:35 PM 199
Tantau roses by Canadian_Rose Jan 19, 2020 2:00 AM 14
January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 1, 2020 2:19 AM 120
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September 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 6, 2019 1:16 PM 280
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best Full rose bush photos by GoldBeardThePirate Aug 27, 2019 1:48 AM 51
2019.....a Banner Year in My Utah Rose Garden by Paul2032 Jul 18, 2019 3:49 AM 13
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