The Japanese Beetles have been devastating the roses and whatever else takes their fancy (blackberry bushes that were loaded are stripped - I hope at least the bear and birds got some, we certainly didn't get any). So I was much surprised when I saw this by the patio:
This is supposed to be Distant Drums, but the coloring isn't quite right. Maybe it needs some "aging" before the yellowish highlights show up.
Glad I got a picture before the munching starts though!