NO SURRENDER ROSE (Sold Out 2020)
The Descendants of the Rats of Tobruk Australia Association are pleased to join
with Australia’s largest rose producer, Treloar Roses in Victoria to announce the
dedication of a new rose to be named “NO SURRENDER” in honour of
the men of the Siege of Tobruk
The Rose is a Red Floribunda with yellow reverse was specifically chosen for its colour.
The RED to signify the blood that was shed by the Rats in battle and
the YELLOW to signify the desert sands around Tobruk.
Our Association will receive a donation of $2 a rose from sales to go towards
the 80th Anniversary Celebration in 2021, along with many other future projects
There will be a Special Rose planting ceremony with some of our Living Veterans on Sunday 12th April 2020 in all states (more information to follow).
Pre-order your ‘No Surrender’ rose from Treloar Roses by clicking the link below
or by telephone 1-300 044 852.
Plants are supplied bare root by mail order Australia wide from May to August 2020.
NO SURRENDER ROSE - IN THE FIELD
Already out in gardens and pots, a few pictures from our members. Exciting to see new growth and expectations are high !
(Left) Georgtown RSL President in the garden (photo by Kaye Ross)
(Centre) Betty Murphy's roses have bloomed true to the colors claimed by Treloar Roses. Stunning
(Right) Trevor MacNeill's rose showing new growth (photo by Craig Proctor)
(Bottom) our resident green thumb Rob Sparks Rose potted and showing fantastic signs of a success