tags: flowers, Gardening, Horticulture, Botany, nature, Helsinki, image of the day
Wild rose, Rosa acicularis.
Photographed at the gardens at the TarvaspÃ¤Ã¤ CafÃ© at the Gallen-Kallela Museum
near Tarvon Salmi in Helsinki, Finland.
Image: GrrlScientist, 2 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)
This is one of a large group of wild rose flowers that were blooming outside the front door of the cafe. The scent they produced was unbelievably strong and sweet and -- dare I say it? -- otherworldly.
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