Wednesday, June 23, 2010

National Rose Month: Tahitian Sunset



(This picture can be enlarged by clicking on it.)

We've had Tahitian Sunset growing in a container for a couple of years now. It starts out with high-centered orange-yellow buds and fully opens to a peachy apricot-pink with yellow highlights. I haven't been to Tahiti, but the colors help me imagine what a sunset on that island looks like.

18 comments:

Kirigalpoththa said...

Unusual color for a rose!

A Lady's Life said...

Very gentle warm color.I love it!

rainfield61 said...

Your have brought my imagination to the sunset, a beautiful sunset.

Mildred said...

One of the prettiest roses I've seen George. Thank you for sharing such a lovely photo.

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

Such a yummy rose!!! Congratulations to you and Betsy on your anniversary!!!

Sandra said...

and we did not even have to go to Tatiti. beautiful rose happy anniversary

Busy Bee Suz said...

This is just beautiful!!!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Gorgeous.

mountain.mama said...

We cruised in Tahiti (French Polynesia) too and your rose is a perfect Tahitian color! Go to Alaska, you guys will love it. Happy Anniversary!

sEy said...

what a lovely color! It's one of a kind, and it's the first time I saw that one.

BTW, Happy Anniversary to you and Betsy!

Happyone :-) said...

After seeing all your roses I don't think I have a favorite color anymore. They are all my favorites!

Ginny said...

A Tahitian Sunset, now there's a lovely thought and picture.

Cheryl said...

What a lovely substitute for being in Tahiti..a gorgeous rose. I bet the sunset colors are just as pretty as the rose.

Darla said...

Certainly has the gorgeous colors of a sunset..

KathyA said...

I love this rose! One of the HTs I haven't killed!
Tell me about the container. How large is it? Where does it winter? How long have you had the rose in it?

Carletta said...

A beautiful color and it certainly does bring sunsets to mind. :)
Happy Anniversary to you and Betsy!

Janie said...

I love the color!

snowleopard said...

Beautiful