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Jun 27, 2016 8:00 AM CST
|I recently discovered that some (but not all) rose cultivars that are noted for their strong fragrance are not at all fragrant to me! So I went to Hershey Gardens in Hershey, PA 17033, to smell the roses in their Historic Rose Garden.
Here are some photos of the garden, mostly viewed from the visitors' center:
Here are some cultivars that were pleasingly fragrant to me:
Good As Gold (wonderful lemon fragrance):
Melody Parfumee (beyond peak; my apologies):
These cultivars were somewhat fragrant to me, but I did not find their fragrance to be very pleasant:
Rose fragrance as perceived by different people has become intriguing to me.
"Experience is the name we give to our mistakes.” - Oscar Wilde
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