There are many shades of white in this world. Snow white is what I have been looking at for three frigid months now, but I dream of shades of white for spring and summer.
First come the snowdrops – as white as snow. A very welcome white.
Rhododendrons bloom towards the end of May, but ‘Boule de Neige’ (Snowball) has a memory of the white winter. Somehow this pristine white seems prettier than the snow.
High summer and the lilies are blooming. Blanca, blanca, blanca. White, white, white.
But perhaps my favorite whites are rose whites – Madame Plantier, rosa semi-plena, and Mount Blanc,
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