If you love flowers, this might be the best time of the year to visit the Pt Defiance “Rose Garden.” Although some of the early-blooming roses are past their prime, late-blooming varieties, like this yellow rose
and yellow-red rose
are at their very best.
More importantly, the dahlias are in their prime, too. Virtually all the dahlias were in full bloom. Whether you love traditional varieties like this purple-white beauty
or more unusual varieties like this one,
you’ll find something to love. My only problem was that the sun was so bright that the brilliant colors were overwhelming, and it was sometimes hard to make the flowers look “real.”