Cornflower - Estonian National Flower


Date of Issue : April 7, 2000
Designer : Mari Kaarma
Denomination : 4 kr 80 s
Perforation : 14:13¾
Sheet Content : 50 Stamps (5 x 10)
Printing Process : Offset
Printing House : AS Vaba Maa
Quantity Issued : 523 300
Order Number : 190-03-2000
First Day Cover Number : 2000-6
Eesti Post : Cornflower ...

Rye is one of Estonia's most important crops. Mainly rye flour is used to bake Estonia's tasty and healthy 'black bread'. The beautiful blue cornflower (Centaurea cyanus), in Estonian literally the rye flower, has been chosen for a national symbol



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