Date of issue: 1 Oct 1971
Designer: Artists at N.P.B.
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.