Blue Moon is part of the Rosa genus and is a Rose variety. Its scientific name is Rosa 'Blue Moon'. Blue Moon is a hybrid variety. This variety typically blooms in the following colours: Pale lavender and Bright lavender.
Blue Moon is a classic hybrid tea rose with large, double lavender blooms (17-25 petals). There is a ‘Climbing Blue Moon’ which is a separate variety.It grows mainly as a Perennial, which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Blue Moon is known for its Shrub habit and growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).
Germany is believed to be where Blue Moon originates from.
This plant tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for Blue Moon Rose is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.
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How to grow Rose 'Blue Moon'
Although hardy, it performs best in warm climates. 3Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Blue Moon is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Use USDA Hardiness Zone 7 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Blue Moon requires a loamy soil with a ph of 4.5 - 8.0 - it grows best in moderately acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.
Growing Blue Moon from seed
As a hybrid, it will not reliably grow true to type from seed.
Transplanting Blue Moon
Harvesting Blue Moon
Rose 'Blue Moon' information
How long does Blue Moon take to grow?
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The original name, ‘Mainzer Fastnacht’ refers to the Shrove Tuesday festival in the city of Mainz. The breeder, Herr Tantau, was persuaded to change the name to ‘Sissi", as it was easier for non-Germans to pronounce. However, ’sissy’ is a slang term for ‘weakling’ in English, so a therd alternative, ‘Blue Moon’ was found. 1
Registration name: TANnacht
Mainzer Fastnacht, Sissi, Blue Monday
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