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The Portland International Rose Test Garden

The climate of Portland, Oregon is apparently perfect for growing roses.  That’s why the Rose Council of the World (or whatever their real name is) decided to have their International Rose Test Garden in the fair city.

You can wander the gorgeous grounds for free and enjoy the more than 500 varieties of Frankenstein creations by gardeners who like to play God.  Here are just a few of the many splendors:

Ahh.

Ooh.

Lovely!

Well, I haven’t seen such beautiful flowers in all my days.

“Call it any stupid name. Don’t matter. It’s still gonna smell great.” – Billy S.

10
Sep 2012
POSTED BY travelbugrobert
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