The Young, the Mature and the Ancient!
From the Left: A rose bud emerging in the background, the glorious fully opened rose and behind it, the last petals falling from an old bloom.
Your FAQs answered here, before you even ask. Saving you time; saving you trouble!
Yes it is a rose in my garden.
Yes I did take the photo myself.
It was taken at the end of December last year; the bush is now dormant.
It does have a scent; a magnificent heady fragrance that fills the air around it.