Jubilee Papa Meilland Rose


Jubilee Papa Meilland Rose in a 5.5 litre pot.

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Rosa genus. The ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ rose is a stunning variety that produces large, velvety red blooms with a mild, sweet fragrance. The petals are perfectly arranged, giving each bloom a classic rose shape. This hybrid tea rose is a repeat-flowering plant that blooms throughout the growing season. Introduced in 1973, the ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ rose is a medium-sized shrub, reaching up to 4 feet in height. It has a strong and healthy growth habit, making it an ideal choice for gardeners who want a low-maintenance plant. The rose is named after Francis Meilland, the breeder of the original ‘Peace’ rose, and celebrates the 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne. This rose is ideal for a range of garden settings, including borders, beds, and containers. It prefers full sun and well-draining soil, but can also tolerate partial shade. The ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ rose is disease-resistant, making it a popular choice for gardeners who want a beautiful and healthy plant. For companion plants, the ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ rose looks beautiful when paired with other roses in shades of pink and white. It also pairs well with lavender, salvia, and other plants with purple-blue flowers. With its large, velvety blooms, beautiful fragrance, and ease of care, the ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ rose is a wonderful addition to any garden.

Key Facts

  • Common Name(s):Jubilee Papa Meilland Rose
  • Hardiness:Fully hardy
  • How big will I get? Rosa ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ can grow to a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m.
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Plant Calendar

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Care Guide

Soil Requirements

Rosa ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.

Best Position

Rosa ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ can handle either an exposed or a sheltered position and requires full sun to thrive, this consists of more than six hours of direct sunshine per day.


Rosa ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ should be pruned in late winter or early spring, before new growth begins. Begin by removing any dead, damaged, or diseased wood from the plant, making sure to sterilize your pruning shears between cuts to prevent the spread of disease. Next, cut back any old wood to encourage the growth of new shoots, cutting back to a healthy bud or lateral branch. Remove any weak or spindly growth that won’t produce good blooms, focusing on leaving strong, healthy shoots that will produce plenty of flowers. Finally, shape the plant by cutting back any overly long or unruly shoots, creating a more compact, attractive plant. By following these steps, you can keep your shrub roses healthy and blooming beautifully year after year.

Pest, Diseases and Wildlife

Rosa ‘Jubilee Papa Meilland’ can have problems with aphids, leafhoppers, and scale insects , it can be vulnerable to certain diseases such as black spot, rust and powdery mildews. It is also known to attract bees, butterflies and other pollinators. It is not considered to be toxic.

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