(Photo from last year.)
'Basye's Purple' is a rose that I look forward to every year. It has reddish-brown bark, blue-green foliage, and beautiful velvety maroon-purple flowers. As I was cutting off some small rogue canes, I noticed that 'Basye's Purple' has purple wood, too.
(Photo from this morning.)
On an unrelated subject ... how about those thorns?