Tufted, non-lignotuberous shrub, to 0.5(-0.7) m high. Fl. white/cream & red, Aug. Sandy loam over gravel.
Shrubs, 0.30-0.50 m high; branchlets hairy. Leaves petiolate, alternate, 260-390 mm long, 12-55 mm wide, hairy; petiole 50-110 mm long; lamina flat, once divided, pinnately divided, divided to the midrib, with 24-29 lobes on each side, the margins revolute. Inflorescences pubescent (with soft, straight, erect hairs), white or red; innermost bracts 35-40 mm long, hairy. Perianth 40-44 mm long, hairy, all over, limb apex hirsute (with long, rough and coarse hairs), without awns; pistil 35-41 mm long, straight, style hairy. Follicles glabrous, obovate, 12-13 mm long. Flowers in August. Occurs in the South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Mallee (MAL) IBRA subregion(s). Conservation code Priority Two (P2).