Shrub (with emergent flowering branches), to 3 m high. Fl. pink-red/cream-white, Jan to Dec (peak Aug-Sep). Sand or gravel, laterite, ironstone. Sandplains, hill slopes and summits, road verges.
Shrubs, 2.5-3 m high; branchlets glabrous or hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 50-130 mm long, hairy, on the abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib; lobes 20-60 mm long, 0.5-2 mm wide, the margins revolute, enclosing the lower surface of the leaf blade, forming a groove either side of the midvein. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, red or pink; pedicels 1-3 mm long. Perianth 8-10 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous; ovary hairy or glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 1-2 mm long; pistil 14-18 mm long, white, red or pink, pollen presenter conical, style hairy or glabrous. Follicles glabrous or glandular hairy, viscid, dehiscent, 7-9 mm long. Flowers in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Carnarvon (CAR), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Avon Wheatbelt (AW) or Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s).