A Rose By Any Other Name

Peace Rose in my ex-garden. Vancouver is a bit too wet for most roses and this one succumbed to various molds.Peace rose in my garden in the photo app SnapseedThen I discovered old-fashioned roses. They seem immune to mold and the fragrance is what all roses should smell like! I often grabbed anyone that passed by and forced them to have a sniff of this fragrant Gertrude Jekyll rose. They all went into raptures!The fragrant Gertrude Jekyll rose in my garden in the photo app SnapseedWild roses on the shores of Denmark, also fragrant.Wild rose in the photo app SnapseedA tree rose in the rose garden at the UBC, the local university.Rose tree in the photo app SnapseedBurlap bag of rose to sprinkle on tombs in India. It appears they only grow fragrant roses in India – who wants a rose that doesn’t smell as sweet…Burlap bag of rose to sprinkle on tombs in IndiaWild rose in my ex-garden. Something else that seemed to be more immune to mold.Macro of Wild RoseAnd now for some rose art. This is what I call the ‘Rose Room’ at the Portland Art Museum in Oregon.Pink Rose Room in the Portland Art MuseumA white rose with pink edges containing Virgo, the virgin of the horoscope, done in a magazine collage.Virgo, the virgin of the horoscope, done in a magazine collage of a white rose with pink edgesMy sketch for Virgo, based on the magazine collage.
pencil sketch of Virgo
Ryan Photography’s Photo for the Week: Rose.

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