The Very Last Rose of 2013

Open Orange © Catherine Rutgers 2013

Oh, so much drama contained in this bloom. She was a tiny tight bud in late October, an orange anomaly topping three skinny green branches, a miniature rose, unfurling almost all the way as of 26 November, when I plucked her for scanning, saying “Do something with this!” And I did.

Last Rose Standing © Catherine Rutgers 2013 Greenery Boost © Catherine Rutgers 2013 The Center and Its Shadow © Catherine Rutgers 2013 The Edges Change Color © Catherine Rutgers 2013 And Another Dimension © Catherine Rutgers 2013Catherine Rutgers © 2013

About CatRutgers4Art

Original art by Catherine Rutgers, with musings on the media and the methods. Founded in 2010. “I believe in magic moments. Am not afraid to be sentimental, and adore a tweaked cliché. Two of my favorite pastimes are watching paint dry and observing green tendrils unfold.”
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2 Responses to The Very Last Rose of 2013

  1. Susan Scutti says:

    as usual, beautiful…

    • Thank you, Susan! At the beginning of the summer, I planted two of these miniature rose bushes, they were just about three inches tall, and I was amazed that they flourished and blossomed. Am now hoping that they live through the winter and bring their orange-pink delight back for another season. With love to you and wishing you have a marvelous Monday!

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