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Aug 21, 2011 3:18 PM CST
|Here are a few of the roses in bloom this afternoon, starting with this spray of Tuscan Sun, showing hues of apricot and peach.
And Scentimental, looking like a big piece of peppermint candy.
Opening night is a real beauty, rising tall in the back of the border, and enjoying a little afternoon shade.
Nearby is this Purple Tiger.
I'm pretty sure this is Gold Medal.
And right beside it is Midas Touch.
A little farther down the garden path is Champagne Cocktail. It's behaving a bit differently than last year: more solid rather than stippled coloration.
Royal Wedding is just around the corner.
And across the path stands Sixteen Candles.
Next to it is Rio Samba - a bit faded in the August sun.
English Garden can be found by the iron gate.
And up in the rock garden lies Moore's Striped Rugosa.
There are two others that I brought inside to photograph. Here's Gemini.
And finally, Blush Flower Circus.
Aug 21, 2011 3:44 PM CST
|Wow, that Rio Samba is gorgeous.. Every time I try it it never seems to go for me. Love that Gemini... Mine keeps getting fried
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TweetsnTreats
Aug 22, 2011 5:07 PM CST
|In case anyone's wondering why I didn't delete the duplicate entry of these photos, also present in "Photos and Chat, August 2011," it's because these photos deserve to be seen at least twice.|
Aug 22, 2011 10:03 PM CST
|I agree. I certainly am not going to tire of looking at them.
Aug 23, 2011 11:13 AM CST
|Mike, Love English Garden and Midas Touch! Starting a new list for next year now.
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace
Aug 24, 2011 3:19 PM CST
|I just thought my browser was broken, not knowing that I had already seen these but yes, they needed their own thread. And I do hope Mike adds them to the database!|
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