It's a little early for us here in Northern Michigan to have roses blooming but I wanted to joint the
"Fresh Cut Friday" party with
I'm going to post a few favorite pictures of mine from the past
This was a small bouquet I made last year with my Queen Elizabeth Grandiflora roses mixed with some Limelight Hydrangeas and a few clippings from a Cordyline plant.
Queen Elizabeth Grandiflora
I am particularly fond of this rose because A) it grows for me and not subject to a lot of disease problems
B) it comes back each year without too much fuss!
As it progresses to open
These two are shots my son took with his Nikon in 2010. It was the first year I had it in my garden. I really enjoy the way it forms it's perfect rosebuds and then opens up gracefully into a beautiful soft pink color.
This is my only other rose.
It's a shrub rose. It comes back every year but never gets any larger than this. I'm thinking I should move it to a different location. The blue spruce next to it has gotten so large it's encroaching on everything.
Lastly-Long Stemmed Roses
Cut roses for our anniversary
back in April. I loved the variations of color in these and they dried very nicely and still have a great smell!
I made an arrangement with the dried anniversary roses, dried lavender and some faux Queen Anne's Lace
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Have a great weekend!