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Date of issue: 25 September 2012
Designer: Janet Boschen
Printer: McKellar Renown

Part of a 'Wilderness Australia' stamp series

Plant: Maireana sedifolia

Family: Chenopodiaceae

Blue Bush

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.


 


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