Date of issue: 25 January 2016
Designer: Sierra Delta
Printer: Egotrade Pty Ltd
Part of a series of ten 'Love to Celebrate' theme stamps for new postal denominations of $1 and $2.
Only two of the ten had botanical themes .
Plant: probably Eucalyptus caesia
Caesia, Silver Princess, - no species name in Australia Post promotion
Outstanding ornamental tree to 8m with silver-grey young stems and brown bark at base, cracking and peeling to reveal greens below. Bears large pendent pink flowers in spring. Glaucous buds and fruits. Requires well-drained position and protection from wind.
This stamp was also used in association with the release of the May Gibbs Gumnut Babies stamp pack