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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Scharlachglut Roses

It's cold in New Brunswick.  Not as cold as it will be later in the winter, but cold enough.  The daytime temperatures are just above the freezing point; night times are just below.  Yet look at what continues to form new buds, to burst into bloom, in the front garden.  Amazing hardiness!  Such determined gifts of loveliness, in a landscape that is turning to the greys of November.

Photos and words are copyright Carol Steel.


Gwen Buchanan said...

Well that's perseverance! there is something so very special about late season, blooming Roses.

Carol Steel said...

I was amazed to see the roses still forming buds and persistently blooming despite the colder nights. It was a surprise and a delight.

Crafty Green Poet said...

I love to find flowers in November! Those are lovely!

Carol Steel said...

They are slowing down but wonder of wonders, they still bloom. Thanks for the comment CGP.