Rosa ‘Blue Moon, Cl.’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Climbing Rose, Hybrid Tea


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Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza



English translation by Peter Thompson




Hybrid Tea isolated in 1981 by Mungia.

It is the sport of ‘Blue Moon’, the famous rose known also as ‘Sissi’, created in 1964 by Mathias Tantau.

Up to 40 lavender petals, very perfumed.

Parentage :

Sport of ‘Blue Moon’.

Parentage of ‘Blue Moon’ :

Seedling of ‘Sterling Silver’ x Seedling

Awards ( ‘Blue Moon’ ) :

1964 - Anerkannte Deutsche Rose

1964 - Bagatelle ( Paris ) : Certificat de Mérite

1964 - Rome Rose Trials : Gold Medal


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