Date of issue: 27 July 2021
Designer: Janet Boschen, Boschen Design Studio
Printer: RA Printing
This is one of a series of 3 'Australian Native Bonsai' stamps.
Plant: Melaleuca linariifolia
Common name: Snow-in-summer
Usually a small tree to 10m, spreading with age.
Leaves are linear to narrow-lanceolate, to 3.5cm.
Bears white fluffy flowers in cylindrical spikes to 3.5cm in spring and summer.
In the case of this plant it has been developed into a bonsai specimen
Distribution: NSW, Qld.