July Heat And Apricot Roses
I snapped pictures early this morning because it is too hot to be out there much past eight am. The roses will scorch today, so I tried to capture brief moments of perfection before the sun destroys them.
English Garden, before her color fades to buff:
Yellow 'Molineux' with a not-unusual touch of apricot:
And 'Molineux' even more apricot than usual:
'Samaritan', more peach than apricot, I suppose:
Louise Clements, more orange than apricot or peach:
Even the dark Aeoniums were aglow in July sunlight:
The pups have the right idea about how to survive summer. I should be so wise as they!