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Hybrid Suffulta, Shrub Rose 'Cuthbert Grant'


Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Cuthbert Grant
Additional cultivar information:(aka Parkland Series Collection)
Hybridized by Marshall
Registered or introduced: 1958
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36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

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)

Bloom Color:

Deep pink (dp)

Medium red (mr)

Bloom Shape:




Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Blooms repeatedly



Patent Information:


Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant to rust

Stems are very thorny

Sets hips

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

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:

Crown Point, New York

Belfield, North Dakota

Eugene, Oregon

Casco, Wisconsin

Gardeners' Notes:


On Jun 25, 2011, valliebeth17 from Crown Point, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

A good hardy rose, only needing minimum pruning after our zone 4 winters, which kills back most roses to the ground. I love the large, cup-shaped pendulous blossoms... pictures of it's slight weeping habit are what drew me to it in the first place.


On Dec 10, 2010, tgwWhale from Casco, WI wrote:

This is a wonderful shrub rose. It survives NE Wisconsin winters (Zone 5). The first big flush will leave the bush covered with up to 100 hybrid-tea-type red blooms. This first bloom is on old wood; thereafter it will bloom largely on new wood for the rest of the year.

The flowers themselves tend to hang down on short stems. This does not keep me from using them as cut flowers, because Cuthbert Grant is generally the first rose to bloom in my garden every year, and I as I am eager to make some bouquets as soon as possible, I use this rose for those first bouquets. The rich red fades towards purple after a day or two, and the blooms are not long-lasting. The fragrance is mild, but at least it is a true "rose" scent.

The catalog where I bought this rose sa... read more


On Nov 7, 2006, Redkarnelian from Newmarket, ON (Zone 5a) wrote:

Canadian-bred Parkland series rose.