'Silver Jubilee ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Pink blend. Mild fragrance. 33 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season, occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 35" to 4¼' (90 to 130 cm). Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Does not do well in warmer climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Some question about parentage, see References.
Silver Jubilee was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.