|peach-pink roses, fresh and faded|
Londoners have been cultivating hybridized roses much longer than Portlanders, though who is to say whose roses are more beautiful? ("A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.") These are the roses of Queen Mary's Gardens in Regent's Park back in late June, past peak bloom.
|roses like bonnets|
|white climbing roses, close-up|
|white roses stained with pink|
|pink origami petals|