We have had such a warm and lovely spring and the roses are blooming early. The two images are of David Austin’s ever-blooming hybrid roses; the pink one is “William Morris” and the coppery yellow one is “Pat Austin”. His hybrids retain the forms and perfumed fragrances of old-fashioned English roses, yet, bloom throughout the summer.
The pink one is almost 6” in diameter.
When I see and smell these exquisite and delicious roses, I am in awe of the Divine Designer and I praise our Creator God!
The white blooms are City of York climbers and they are vigorous growers. I keep them cut back and pruned so they do not completely cover the arbor to make room for four David Austin roses. The David Austin roses really make their presence known with a profusion of pinks, oranges and golds.
The fragrances of these roses are intoxicating when I walk under the arbor. I bury my nose in a bloom with my eyes closed and I am lost for a moment in its rosy perfume of spices or lemons.
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