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stamp: Drosera microphylla

Date of issue: 25 January 2016
Designer: Sierra Delta
Printer: Egotrade Pty Ltd

Part of a series of ten 'Love to Celebrate' theme stamps for new postal denominations of $1 and $2.
Only two of the ten had botanical themes .

Plant: probably Eucalyptus caesia

Family: MYRTACEAE

Caesia, Silver Princess, - no species name in Australia Post promotion

Outstanding ornamental tree to 8m with silver-grey young stems and brown bark at base, cracking and peeling to reveal greens below. Bears large pendent pink flowers in spring. Glaucous buds and fruits. Requires well-drained position and protection from wind.
Distribution: WA

 

This stamp was also used in association with the release of the May Gibbs Gumnut Babies stamp pack

 


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