Date of issue: 25 September 2012
Designer: Janet Boschen
Printer: McKellar Renown
Part of a 'Wilderness Australia' stamp series
Plant: Maireana sedifolia
Rounded shrub to 1 m high by 1 m diameter with blue-grey, fleshy, obovoid leaves to 8 mm. Fruits are straw-coloured, not prominent.
Distribution: arid areas of all mainland States except Qld, NT.
Propagation From cuttings (no mist).
Cultivation Beautiful foliage plant. Hardy in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.