National Rose Month: Tahitian Sunset

on Wednesday, June 23, 2010

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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.