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We Will Remember Them

We Will Remember Them

To commemorate Australia’s involvement in the First World War.

‘We Will Remember Them’ is an impressive, brightly coloured Hybrid Tea worthy of a prime position in your garden. It grows to 1.6m tall and 1m wide and produces a prolific number of large, pointed buds which become decorative blooms of rich yellow, with bright orange and red tips singly or in small clusters. It repeat flowers extremely well in flushes throughout the growing season. It has a pleasant fresh rose fragrance and is very healthy, reliable and hardy. It has excellent disease resistance. Perfect for bedding and borders, as well as creating a colourful hedge.

Knight’s Roses, in conjunction with Guillot Roses in France, are proud to release ‘We Will Remember Them’ and donate the French and Australian royalties from rose sales towards maintaining Australian war graves. 

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Do it for Dolly with Dolly’s Rose – proudly supporting Dolly’s Dream


Do it for Dolly with Dolly's Rose - proudly supporting Dolly's Dream

Dolly’s Rose has been released in support of the inaugural Do It For Dolly Day on Friday 10 May – where all Australian’s will stand together against bullying.

Dolly’s Dream was set up in memory of Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett, aged 14, who took her own life after an extended period of bullying and cyberbullying. Dolly left behind her parents Tick and Kate and her sister Meg, who are now focused on using the money that has been kindly donated by the community to help prevent other families from going through the same devastating experience.

Dolly’s Rose is a fundraising collaboration between Knight’s Roses and Dolly’s Dream. In remembrance of Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett, a royalty is paid from every sale to Dolly’s Dream which support programs that focus on educating and creating behaviour change in schools and the community to reduce bullying and cyberbullying of young people.

Daniel Knight, proprietor of Knight’s Roses, describes Dolly’s Rose as “s stunning fragrant shrub roses which features large cup-shaped flowers produced in small clusters of 3-5 blooms on strong stems. It is an attractive deep purple colour in warm weather changing to a more intense burgundy on cooler days.”

“Typical of a nostalgic rose, Dolly’s Rose has a lovely strong fragrance showing an oriental character and repeat flowers extremely well. This is a very healthy, bushy rose with a well-branched habit and abundant semi-glossy foliage with good disease resistance. Also suitable as a cut flower.”

“Dolly’s Rose is a beautiful tribute to Dolly, the girl with the sparkling eyes and cheeky smile, who picked flowers to share with those she thought needed them.” said Dolly’s Mum Kate Everett.

With one in four students bullied and one in five cyberbullied, Dolly Everett’s father, Tick, says he hopes a community show of strength would drive home the anti-bullying message on Do It For Dolly Day.

“By coming together and getting behind the cause, people will encourage their mates to do the same and, before long, everyone will fell brave enough to speak out against bullying.” he says.

Kate Everett says “Remembering to always treat others with respect is a positive first step in lessening the impact of bullying.”

Do It For Dolly Day is an initiative which hopes to extend the Dolly’s Cream message within the community, to continue to raise awareness about the issue of bullying, provide support and deliver educational resources for parents whose kids may be bullied or bullying.

Join us on Do It For Dolly Day, to commemorate and celebrate Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett by ordering Dolly’s Rose online at for RRP $26.00. Bare root roses will be dispatched late May. Potted roses will be available in Spring. Proudly supporting Dolly’s Dream with $5 donated from each Dolly’s Rose purchased online.

The Dolly’s Rose Specifications

Type – Shrub Rose

Shape – Cupped shaped 8-10cm

Colour – Crimson (Purple Burgundy)

Height – 50-80cm

Diameter – 8-10cm

Habit/Growth – Good winter hardiness

Fragrance – Very Fragrant

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About Knight’s Roses

Knight’s Roses is a family-owned and operated company with a long and proud history dating back over 50 years. From humble beginnings, the South Australian company has flourished to become one of the largest rose suppliers in Australia. Knight’s is located in Gawler, the gateway to the Barossa Valley.

Knight’s Roses is proud to present a collection of stunning commemorative roses, with part proceeds from the sale of these roses being donated to the nominated charity of each special cause rose. These include the Winx Rose, Black Caviar Rose, Variety Rose, Firestar – supporting CFS Foundation, Daniel Morcombe Rose, Peter Brock Foundation Rose and the South Australian Country Women’s Association (SACWA) Rose.

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The Winx Rose – Celebrating the World’s Best Racehorse

Winx_PattyTighe1_photo credit Daily Telegraph Justin Lloyd

It’s never easy to farewell a champion, especially one as wonderful and as enduring as Winx.

But as the world prepares for the end of an era, there’s another way to celebrate the memory of wonderful Winx… with a glorious Winx Rose produced in her honour.

The astonishing Winx has strung together an extraordinary 32 consecutive wins over four years – a world record 24 at Group 1 level – and will farewell the racetrack in the $4 million G1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) at Randwick on April 13.

Her amazing record stands at 42 starts, 36 wins, 3 seconds and $24,016,674 in prize money. She has won at distances from 1100 metres to 2200 metres, during which time she has been cared for meticulously and always with her welfare of paramount importance by her trainer Chris Waller, his staff and jockey Hugh Bowman. There is only one more, emotional, soul-stirring race to come.

We have built a remarkable catalogue of incredible memories of Winx’s spine-tingling performances that have etched her name alongside legends much as Phar Lap, Carbine, Makybe Diva and Black Caviar as one of the greats of the Australian turf – and arguably the best of them all.

Winx’s connections – Peter and Patty Tighe, Richard Treweeke and Debbie Kepitis, – have combined with Knight’s Roses to produce a unique commemorative rose in Winx’s honour.

The Winx Rose, like the great mare, is the epitome of class. This beautiful flower is the product of exquisite breeding designed to capture the qualities that define Winx – elegance, longevity and brilliance.

Just as Winx is a once-in-a-lifetime horse, the Winx Rose is a fittingly unique tribute to the world’s best racehorse.

“The Winx Rose is a very special way to recognise Winx’s achievements. As owners we are incredibly proud of Winx and humbled by the support and love from her fans around the world. We are excited to have worked with Knight’s Roses to produce a lovely memento to allow fans to celebrate our wonderful mare. Like her, it’s beautiful.” said Patty Tighe on behalf of the Winx owners.

Daniel Knight, proprietor of Knight’s Roses, describes the Winx Rose as a “new rose released for the first time in Australia. It’s an extremely elegant garden rose with pristine white colour and is the perfect choice if you want a bright, white garden rose.”

“It’s the perfect choice as the flowers are retained for a long time and the dense dark green glossy foliage creates an excellent contrast to the flower. the bushy habit provides a good ground cover and is ideal for bedding, borders, hedging and for small or large-scale planting. It is also an outstanding container rose.”

The Winx Rose, a commemorative boxed bare root can be ordered online at and will be available at selected nurseries for RRP $26.00. Bare root roses will be dispatched in May. Potted roses will be available in Spring.

Winx’s owners have selected the National Jockeys Trust as the nominated charity to receive a $1 donation for every Winx rose sold.

The Winx Rose Specifications

Shape – Rosette

Colour – Pure White

Petal Count – 60+

Diameter – 6-8cm

Vase Life – 7-10 days

Fragrance – Moderate

Footnote – Why a White Rose , not a Blue Rose?

Why is the Winx Rose white and not the famous blue (with white M) of the colours  worn by Winx’s jockey Hugh Bowman?

Kelvin Trimper AM, Past President of the World Federation of Rose Societies explains that “There has never been a blue rose produced or bred. We have mauve and purple roses but, despite many dollars invested in research and rose breeding throughout the world, a blue rose has not been achieved.”

“Occasionally, we see blue roses in florist shops or in flower arrangements. These are generally white roses which have been placed in a blue dye liquid which then allows the stems to artificially create a ‘blue rose’.”

“However, in the plant world, we never say something is impossible and with modern scientific methods we may, someday, see the creation of a blue rose.”

*The Winx Rose is an officially licensed Winx product; via Knight’s Roses in South Australia.