We may be in the dog days of summer, but I still managed to find some beautiful flowers at the arboretum. They may be a little faded and showing their age, but there is real beauty to be found. I spent quite a bit of time capturing macro shots of some of my favorites. Yellow roses are one of my favorite flowers, especially when they are a soft yellow and tipped with peach.
But I also love bright happy flowers like the one above. I especially love the little flowers that make up the inside.
But my favorite one this trip, was this pink rose. I love the darker dots which I'm sure some would consider damage, but to me, they are what makes this flower unique and beautiful.
Do you have a favorite flower? Do you prefer elegant roses, mysterious orchids or happy daisies?
Another old school song that made my playlist at the arboretum - Steve Earle's "Good-bye."