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Date of issue: 19 June 1978
Designer: D. Pitt

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.


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