Some of the roses at Queen Mary’s Gardens are just beginning to bloom. Here’s an especially delicious rose — looks like scoops of sorbet.
Regent’s Park, London, May 2014
Two pair of ladybugs practicing the rites of spring on a rose in Queen Mary’s Gardens, Regent’s Park, London. If you look closely, you can see an aphid looking on.
A preview of what’s to come in June.
Queen Mary’s Gardens, Regent’s Park, London
A rose garden in Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square.
© 2011 Rona Black
Rosa ‘Mission Bells’ at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, CA.
Pernetiana Rose Autumn hybridized by L. B. Coddington, 1928. Photographed at The Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.
A beauty from The Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. The Huntington Rose Garden is my second favorite rose garden in the world after Queen Mary’s Gardens in London. The variety and quality of roses at The Huntington is stunning. More Huntington roses to come.
A dried rose, past its prime… or perhaps not.
Photographed in the parking lot of Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia. The lot is lined with hybrid tea rose bushes.