Last of the Roses

We visited Portland’s International Test Rose Garden last weekend with a friend. I’m attempting to focus on these photos, rather than the fact that our car was being broken into as I was taking the pictures!

We were shocked that there were still roses in bloom in mid-November. We returned a few days later with my parents and all of the roses had been pruned for Winter. Unknowingly, I captured the plants’ last flowers until next Spring.