StampNews.com is glad to inform that Malta Post is to release its second set of the Maltese Flora series that is scheduled to be put into circulation on the 14th of February.
The set includes three stamps each bearing a face value of €0.26, €0.59 and €1.16 and respectively depict the Smooth Goatsbeard, the Crown Anemone and the Friar's Cowl which are species found in the Maltese Islands.
The Smooth Goatsbeard is a scarce annual plant belonging to the daisy family that grows mainly on clay soil in April and May. The Crown Anemone is an uncommon perennial herb and occurs in meadows, valleys and scrublands, in the cold months between December and March. The Friar's Cowl is a very common perennial herb and grows in a variety of habitats including disturbed ground and flowers mainly between November and March.
Photographer Guido Bonett captured the flowers featured on the stamps.