'Cuthbert Grant' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Alberta Bell's Rose Garden
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Dark red Shrub.
Registration name: Cuthbert Grant
Hybrid Suffulta, Shrub. Parkland Series Collection.
Red, purple shading. Mild to strong fragrance. 15 to 20 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Glossy, light green foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 3b and warmer. Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data were taken on well-established roses.
Ploidy checked by David Zlesak.