'Tom Cuthbertson' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Tearose
Deep pink, white center, ages to light pink . Mild, spice fragrance. Average diameter 1". Small, single (4-8 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small buds.
Medium, arching. Medium green foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, garden, landscape or rock garden. Vigorous. can be grown as a shrub. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.
It's probably a seedling of 'Francis E. Lester'. It's best if upright growth is encouraged and sprawling growth cut back. It repeats well if spent bloom clusters are cut off.
A chance bird-dropped seedling in 2005 from the garden of HelpMeFind member Tearose, Santa Cruz.