Some pics before the rain
Just enough rain to spoil blossoms, but pathetically insufficient to quench plant thirst; so I had to water as well.
APRICOT JADE I like this one--vigorous, with color that holds.
STRAWBERRY FIELDS FOREVER Not great plant habit, but still attracts attention:
ROSE MASTERPIECE vigorous
TROPICAL EXPERIENCE Will never impress with bud count.
ALICE LAMBERTSON Has never flourished here, but with the mild winter and a new location, is looking better:
FOREVER REDEEMED Got this at Chris's suggestion; she likes them bold. Seems to be growing well here. Picture is too close up. Hose snakes in background.
BILL NORRIS Old, but nothing to sneer at.
IMPERIAL EMPRESS after a hot day of sun. A shade of pink that carries. Thought I had lost this one, bought another, and discovered I now have three. Don't tell me you have never bought duplicates by mistake.
MEPHISTOPHOLES towers over the garden:
I placed MOHAWK CHIEF in a hospital garden I tend: