Date of issue: 13 October 2020
Designer: Sharon Rodziewicz, Australia Post Design Studio
This is one of two Australian native plants in a series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Australian National Botanic Gardens in Canberra.
Plant: Grevillea iaspicula
Common-name: Wee Jasper Spider
Small to medium sized shrub to 1.5m high with smooth oblong leaves to 1.5cm long.
Red and cream flowers are borne in terminal clusters in spring and summer.
Endemic to restricted area; only discovered in 1980.
Distribution: NSW (Wee Jasper area).
Propagation: From cuttings.
Conservation Status: Endangered.