Does It Matter That The Epiphyllums Are Early?

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While the California Golden Poppies are already in decline, though they are radiant, just the same, with their celery-rib seed pods:
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Meantime, the Roses are ascendant.
'Brass Band':
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'Gold Medal':
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'Gold Medal': 
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'Gold Medal':
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Early or late, or precisely on time, ephemeral or extended, they're all good.  'French Lace' looks like the purest of porcelains:
Rosa 'French Lace'

Rosa 'French Lace'

'Sombreuil' looks like an infant's little hand reaching for the light:
Rosa 'Sombreuil'

'Kaiserin Auguste Viktoria' is coy, she turns away:
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The Hippeastrum trumpets blare:
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The velvety jumble of 'Cobra's Eye' brings a different feeling altogether.  I stop.  I recall both the soft feel of a puppy's ear against my cheek, and the hard truth found in a blue eye.
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What matter if the Epiphyllums are early, when beauty swirls into feeling like shadows sliding across the pavement:

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Tangled in tendrils of color and light, what does time matter?
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Does it matter that the Epiphyllums are early?
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Comments

  1. Having a glorious spring, are we? (I can "read" your enjoyment.)

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  2. I had to finally sp my French Lace this year; it was rapidly descending into Dr Huey-land. My roses here are just starting to open. Lovely photos !

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  3. That might be one you'll miss, ks? 'French Lace' such a beauty.

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