Just a quick SoS from me today, with no apologies for them all being roses – but at least they are not all pink! There are still many roses with buds yet to open, and those that are in flower are still only sporting less than a handful of blooms. Above we have the dancer, ‘Darcey Bussell’, and below Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’:
One of the RHS gardens, ‘Harlow Carr’, followed by Gertrude Jekyll’s at ‘Munstead Wood’:
I enjoy browsing David Austin’s catalogue of roses because it always gives the origin of their names, and completing today’s six for the Saturday meme kindly hosted by Jon the Propagator we have ‘Crown Princess Margareta, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, married to King Gustavus VI Adolfus of Sweden, and an accomplished landscape gardener and artist, and ‘Strawberry Hill’, the gothic revival house in Twickenham, London, built by Horace Walpole.