This is from a post that ran in June of 2011, featuring pictures I took on Father's Day (mid June) at the Cutler Botanic Gardens in Binghamton, NY.
First, a lovely Cornus kousa, or Korean Dogwood. They have become pretty popular around here. They bloom over a month after the "regular" dogwoods bloom.
I'll take the rose picture, in the meantime, and combine it with a rose feature I want to do in the near future.
Please, if you are in the area of southern NY on I-81, stop by this small gem of the Southern Tier. It is free, and it will be worth your time.