Here in Perth we’re in the middle of the first rose flush of spring, and this year we are having a good season.
Red Pierre looking truly spectacular
So often it can be spoiled by wet or too cool weather, but not this year.
David Austin’s ‘Munstead Wood’
This year the warm weather at the end of winter has meant that most of the roses are looking well foliaged for a change.
Named for the ballerina, David Austin’s ‘Darcey Bussell’
Hybrid tea, ‘Bonfire’. The petals turn red in the sunshine as it ages
This is hybrid tea, ‘Granada’
You might remember, back in autumn, I was talking about moving my ‘Princess Alexandra of Kent’ rose. Well here it is in its new home and flowering much better already.
This one is hybrid tea, ‘Radox Bouquet’
The thorny, but beautiful ‘Gertrude Jekyll’