The Mountain Flora and African Daisy Global stamps will be available on March 14, 2022.
The Mountain Flora stamps, announced in November, will feature hand-drawn illustrations, refined digitally, of four flowers that grow in mountain areas: pasqueflower, Woods rose, wood lily, and alpine buttercup.
An essential part of the natural world, wildflower habitats support a variety of species, including butterflies, bees, birds, and foraging mammals. Beginning in spring, wildflower habitats become a riot of beautiful blooms.
Ethel Kessler designed the stamps using original art by Lili Arnold.
The African Daisy stamp, announced in January, will feature a photograph of an orange flower against a white background.
Native to southern Africa, Osteospermum, called the African daisy, is widely available in U.S. nurseries.
The flowers open in the morning sun, with blooms in various colors, including purple, pink, yellow, orange, and white.
Greg Breeding designed the stamp using a photograph by Cindy Dyer. William Gicker served as art director.