Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Anticipation for Oprah's Rose
Anticipation: that glorious divine suffering of having to wait for what you want.
Carly Simon wrote about it:
“We can never know about the days to come
But we think about them anyway”
Oprah’s Legends™ Rose won’t be available on the market until the Spring ’09 growing season, but writing about it for Gene Sasse's new Southern California gardening website found at http://2garden.com/ left me with a yearning for the Rose that graces the cover of the current “O” Magazine.
Like Oprah herself, the rose itself does not stand that tall. Yet its presence cannot be missed. Whopping valentine red blossoms open in a swirl that make one’s imagination hear the classic Spanish guitar chords of La Malaguena building to a crescendo nearby.
Please drop by http://www.2garden.com/LegendsRose.htm and let Gene's genius with a camera lens transport you to the romance of a sun-drenched garden. Read to learn how a gift intended for a friend turned into next year’s most anticipated rose introduction.
Photographs on this page are courtesy of Gene Sasse.