Date of issue: 19 June 1978
Designer: D. Pitt
Plant: Gossypium sturtianum
Sturt's Desert Rose
Erect or rounded shrub to 2m.
Hibiscus-like flowers, bluish-purple with red centres.
Flower in winter and spring.
Occurs in arid areas of NT, Qld, NSW, Vic, SA, WA.
Floral emblem of Northern Territory.