You thought I was done with roses? No. "Our" blossom, the one we have followed from bud to bloom, looked like this a couple of days ago. And the little buds alongside have bloomed by now.
But, alas, being the first bud to blossom, it is also the first to begin to fade and lose petals, and give way to the buds you see alongside. I will, in the spirit of honesty, show the demise of our blossom in the next few days.