A sample of some of the most beautiful roses in a natural setting that you'll ever see. Courtesy of the Stanley Park Rose Garden and a summer day. These are a Grandiflora variety of rose - tall growing and sturdy. Grand indeed!
Here's an interesting plant that looks rather vicious and painful if you were to reach out and grab it. The spiders don't seem to mind it though given the webbing covering parts of it. The spikes probably serve to trap lots of little critters for spider snacks.
Super trailing petunias, or Supertunias, are a fountain of colour throughout the summer. Here's a bright eyeful of a pink version. For you non-green thumbs out there these are low maintenance and easy to grow.
Gazania flowers open and close with the daylight and are a drought-resistant flower. After a light morning sprinkle and before the heat of the day evaporated them, water droplets settled on Gazania petals in the back garden.