The sea roses held onto the morning dew – or was it the previous eve’s rain? – with their soft pink petals. Hardened by the spray of the sea and the rush of the shore wind, the cooler night temperatures didn’t bother them in the least. Rosa rugosa is a hardy species, designed to battle with the wilderness that surrounds the ocean. These blossoms may appear delicate, but they are powerful, if pretty, little things.
They announce themselves from afar with their bright color, and they whisper on the wind with their sweetly-intoxicating perfume. It is the perfect welcome-back to Maine, and to the way life should be…Back to Blog