Roses in June and Keeping Track of Names

The roses seem relatively happy this year, although I think at least a couple will need to be moved this fall due to encroaching shade.

I have a very nice apricot shrub rose that catches sunbeams in early morning light. It’s been bugging me for years, so I decided to see if I ever knew the varietal name of this rose. I started with my photographs from 2000. Yes—the end of the last century; I have verified that by June 2000, I had already lost track of the name of this rose. The rose has always reveled in sunbeams, and I have always reveled in its reveling.

A fully opened apricot rose in a morning sunbeam. Photographed on June 18, 2023.

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