Special flower for June image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/pink-roses-nature-plants-pink-3421679/ Humility, chastity and sweetness are the characteristics of June’s special flower – the rose. image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/bouquet-cloves-roses-romantic-1463562/ But he who dares not grasp the thorn Should never crave the rose. Anne Brontë image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/flowers-nature-blossoms-stems-2607771/ An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it makes a better soup. H.L. Mencken image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/bouquet-flowers-pink-2187891/ I feel as if I had opened a book and found roses of yesterday sweet and fragrant, between its leaves. L.M. Montgomery image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/book-book-pages-read-roses-1769228/ There was something rather blousy about roses in full bloom, something shallow and raucous, like women with untidy hair. Daphne du Maurier, image credit: https://pixabay.com/en/rose-autumn-flower-blossom-bloom-2842982/ Thanks for visiting my blog today.