Friday, October 31, 2014

A Last Hurrah

My two China roses - 'Old Blush' and 'Slater's Crimson China' - are still flowering beautifully, even as the fall leaves accumulate around them on the balcony.

'Old Blush'

'Slater's Crimson China'

'Old Blush' again

Also... Happy Halloween! Not my favorite holiday - never been a fan of dressing up or decorations that purposefully try to be ugly, though I do love pumpkins - but I hope everyone is having lots of fun with their costumes and candy!

6 comments:

  1. Beautiful, yet sad knowing the "end is coming". There will always be another Spring. Jack

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    1. It also flowers more heavily than the pink one, although its growth is more delicate.

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  3. No costumes here but we did see a scary film on the cinema. Happy Halloween!

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    1. Nice! We ended up having a friend stay over and we watched "12 Years a Slave" since all of us had yet to see it. Not a scary movie but definitely gut-wrenching. Although the plant nerd in me was a bit miffed when some of the "cotton bushes" to be picked were clearly half-dead Hibiscus rosa-sinensis with some cotton balls stuck on...

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