Diamond Jubilee is a classic
large flowered hybrid tea rose
with buff/apricot double blooms,
and has a large sweet fragrant
which is constant, even as flowers age.
The plant is unusual for a tea rose in that it is quite shrubby, upright and rounded, with flowers perched evenly over its crown of thick leathery leaves.
Grows approximately 1.4 metres high x 1.2 metres wide.
Bred by Jackson &Perkins of the USA in 1947.
It won the AARS gold medal in 1948.