Useful web-site if you're into roses. The photos, submitted by readers, alternate every time you reference a rose.
One of the parents of the Blue Moon Rose is Sterling Silver; the other parent is unknown : http://www.helpmefind.com/rose/l.php?l=2.757.0&tab=1
It can take over twenty years to give birth to a new rose.
The Tantaus were father and son nurserymen who introduced the Blue Moon Rose : http://www.rirs.org/tantaus.htm
Please visit Masha's blog to learn about rose classification and to see some outstanding photos of roses : http://rosomanes.blogspot.com/2011/04/whats-in-name-tea-or-not-tea.html
Please visit Holley's blog to learn about earthkind roses : http://dreamingofroses.blogspot.com/2011/06/earthkind-dream.html
Please visit Carol's blog to see what's blooming around the world in June :