Date of issue: 23 March 2000
Designer: Marg Towt
Plant: Callistemon glaucus
Erect shrub to 2m with large narrow leaves to 12cm.
Dark red bottlebrush flower spikes up to 15cm long.
Flowers in spring and summer
Grows naturally in swampy regions of south-west WA.
Bird: Eastern Spinebill
[six other stamps in this series featured exotic plants