'Cuthbert Grant' rose Description
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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: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
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.