Time to change the subject. Enough of dead things, at least for the time being and a focus on something splendidly alive.
Walking with Chip and daydreaming on Planet Sam a couple of days ago, the sheer beauty of this late flowering rose brought my attention back to earth.
Researching what it might be, I came across names such as High Flier, Crimson Sky and Crimson Cascade (Crimson Cascade the most likely match by the way), but somehow attaching such pedestrian names as these to this incredible, slightly frost burned, deeply saturated crimson red rose - just spoiled the romance of it. So I've called it Planet Rose red...
...from my seasonal colour sample notebook.