temperature for either bush or bloom. It dessicates the petals in a
matter of hours.
In our mountain garden the temperature is 7C cooler due to the
adiobatic lapse rate. The roses last a little longer there.
This is Rosa Noisettiana, one of the oldest roses in our garden, it was
planted in the 1870's when the gable end was added to the house.
A delightful survivor of another era with delightful scent and
extraordianry hardiness. It blooms but once a year and bristles
with sharp thorns yet it is one of my greatest treasures.
I have only ever seen one other specimen in Australia.
The logo is a magic carpet to many more flowers around the world.
With thanks to Luiz Santilli Jr. for creating this meme and his team
of willing helpers who keep it running flawlessly.