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Hybrid Tea Rose 'Moonlight Magic'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Moonlight Magic
Hybridized by Burks
Registered or introduced: 1991
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Hybrid Tea


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)


USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Mauve and mauve blend (mb)

Bloom Shape:

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Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer


Can be trained as a standard or tree form

Patent Information:

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Pruning Instructions:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From woody stem cuttings

By grafting

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hayward, California

Marietta, Georgia

Fall River, Massachusetts

Decatur, Mississippi

Lucedale, Mississippi

Piscataway, New Jersey

Albion, New York

Bethpage, New York

Eugene, Oregon

College Station, Texas

El Paso, Texas

Graham, Washington

Issaquah, Washington

Olympia, Washington

Seattle, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 23, 2012, JAMIESMITH from Decatur, MS (Zone 7b) wrote:

The only two purple roses I have are blue girl and moonlight magic. Despite being planted in the same area of my yard, his one puts blue girl to shame. The plant is fuller, the blooms are more abundant and more beautiful. This is a keeper!


On Feb 15, 2010, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

Easy care. Get this one as bare root, plant it in February, in fresh soil, with about 1/3 a cup of dolomite lime, leave it where it gets the most exposure to the sun.

Midnight Magic (hybrid tea rose) is very fragrant and is a repeat bloomer.