We invite you to share in the vision and participate with us in making the
"Remember Me" Rose Garden a reality.
A perpetual Maintenance Fund has been created to support and maintain each of
the three Gardens. To finance this fund, eleven roses will be named in honor of
the victims of September 11, 2001, a donation from the sale of each rose will be
directed to the Maintenance Fund.
In September, 2003, "Remember Me" Rose Garden announced "Firefighter" the first of the eleven roses to be named. "Firefighter" is a red hybrid tea rose to honor the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
"Firefighter" joins previous Gold Medal winners in the Gold Medal Rose Garden located in Portland Rose Garden at Washington Park photo taken by Marjorie Wallace - Washington State.
Winner of City of Portland Gold Medal Award for 2007
In September, 2004 "Remember Me" Rose Garden announced
"Soaring Spirits", the second of nine roses to be named.
"Soaring Spirits" is a new cream pink and yellow striped climbing rose
to honor the more than 2,000 people who lost their lives on September 11, 2001
as they worked in the World Trade Center Towers.
We Salute You
In September, 2005 "Remember Me" Rose Garden announced
"We Salute You". the third of the nine roses to be named. "We
Salute You" is a orange/pink hybrid tea to honor the 125 service
members, employees, and contract workers who died in the Pentagon on September
On April 27, 2006 "Remember Me" Rose Garden announced in New
York City, “Forty Heroes”. “Forty Heroes” a beautiful golden yellow rose is
named for the crew and passengers of United Flight 93. Courageously they fought
back forcing hijackers to crash the plane in rural Pennsylvania instead of the
intended target in Washington, D.C., changing the course of history.
“Forty Heroes” was hybridized by Ping Lim of Bailey Nurseries, Inc.,
Heroes” will be available in the spring 2008 at local garden centers.
"The Finest" is a beautiful white hybrid tea rose that honors the 23 NYPD
Officers lost in the line of duty on September 11, 2001. These 23 NYPD
Officers, in their dedication to protect the lives of fellow citizens, gave the
ultimate sacrifice-their lives. "The Finest" honors the NYPD.
Hybridized by world famous hybridizer Ping Lim of Bailey Nurseries, "The Finest"
will be available at retail garden center in 2009. For more information see
"Patriot Dream" honors the 64 people who were the crew and passengers on
American Airlines Flight 77 when it was crashed into the Pentagon on September
11, 2001. A family member of the Flight 77 crew suggested the name for this
beautiful salmon colored rose. "Patriot Dream" is a shrub rose with a light
fruity fragrance. "Patriot Dream" will planted at the three Washington, D.C.
schools who had students and teachers abroad Flight 77.
"Patriot Dream" was hybridized by Ping Lim and is a Bailey Nurseries rose,
Dream" will be available in garden centers nationwide in Spring of 2010.
Patriot Dream Press Release
(from Remember Me Rose)
Flight 77 Rose Announcement
(from Remember Me Rose)
The name “Survivor” was suggested by a group of Survivors’ who worked in the
World Trade Center. Lead by JoAnn Pedersen the group said there could be no
other name for their rose. The survivors’ who made it out of the World Trade
Center helped rescue others, aiding in their escape down the stairwells before
the Towers collapsed. At the Pentagon survivors struggled to reach safety after
Flight 77 crashed into the building, ordinary people became heroes to one
“Survivor” was hybridized by Ping Lim. “Survivor” is a Bailey Nurseries Rose
Wings Of Courage
"Wings of Courage" is named in honor of the crew and passengers of American
Airlines Flight 11 which struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New
York City on September 11, 2001. "Wings of Courage" is a beautiful butter yellow
rose with a halo of white pedals. It is mildly scented and can have up to thirty
blooms at one time.
“Wings of Courage” was hybridized by the late John Clements of Heirloom Roses.