Rain was welcome, but unrelenting heat has taken its toll on plants and bloom size and quality.
One exception is VICTORIAN LACE. Should have won the Stout:
SNOWFLAKE EMPRESS with Victorian Lace in background:
BIG BIRD I like this oldie, even though the bud count is bad:
GILLIAN is too nice not to post again:
ISLESWORTH blooms have been quite large:
MALAYSIAN MONARCH with NOBEL
PARIS SILK Like most Munsons, best earlier in the day:
FOOLED ME grows like a weed. Bees don't care whether it's cheap or pricey.