The Grand Siècle, or “Great Century rose” arose in 1987.
Grand Siècle Rose facts
Name – Delegran
Family – shrub rose tree
Type – bush rose tree
Height – 30-40 inches (80-100 cm)
Exposure – full sun or part sun
Soil – ordinary
Hardiness: -4°F (-20°C) – Foliage: deciduous – Blooming: late spring to early winter
Planting the Grand Siècle rose
Refer to our page on planting rose trees.
Fragrance of the Grand Siècle rose
Rose, fruity (apple-like and hints of sweet berries, like raspberry)
Pruning the Grand Siècle rose
In spring, follow our advice on pruning rose trees.
Comments about the Grand Siècle rose
It has been widely primed for its beauty, its fragrance and its hardiness: -4°F or -20°C!
Flawlessly spiraling flowers count up to 35 pearly pink colored petals that can be tinted along the edges with pink to deep red.
Smart tip about the Grand Siècle rose
Remove twigs and weak branches to boost blooming!