Autumn Rose


Our extended summer has even prompted the somewhat picky "Irish Cream" rose to bloom a third time this year. I was really taken with the caramel color of the full blown bloom against the backdrop of the Japanese maple tree that's just beginning to turn. Since I was younger, I've always thought of autumn roses in a special way. Maybe it's the light that shines down on them, illuminating their petals in a magical way.
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  1. Roses are so special Cindy. I love how you've caught the romance of this one. At hesketh park there are a few still blooming, so I sunk my nose in and told myself to remember this smell all Winter. :-)

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  2. Gorgeous color! The roses in our garden are starting to bloom now again. They like the cooler temps.

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  3. What gorgeous colors you have captured. I love this shot. Looking back at the older posts I don't know if I ever left a comment, but those pink roses you shot were stunning. See fall does bring us gifts after all.
    Jen

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  4. How odd that so many of your plants would still be blooming so late in the year. This rose looks beautiful.

    Carolynn

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  5. That color is magnificent -- all browny-sugary. :) And it does look beautiful against that backdrop of leaves. Gorgeous!

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  6. Beautiful......roses in October......

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  7. Cindy, that rose is absolutely beautiful. Love the unusual color!

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  8. Such a beautiful rose Cindy!
    Hugs,
    Cathie

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  9. What a pretty blog! I love flowers! And Autumn is my favorite season.
    You don't know me, so I hope you don't mind that I commented. =)

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  10. It is common to still have roses through November here in Contra Costa County which is one thing I love about living here--however, when we lived in Colorado, we had one or two December roses, as well. Roses with snow on them are pretty interesting.

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  11. extended or not extended, summer is summer and rose i beautiful ;)

    Thank you very much for best wishes to Atomik - he is much better :)

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  12. Cindy so perfect! Love the caramel color also. Anna :)

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  13. I just love the color of this one. Luscious is the word that comes to mind. When I can have my own rosebushes, I'm definitely getting an Irish Cream one. Gorgeous!

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