Dense, rounded shrub with lance-shaped, mid-green leaves, 2.5-4.5cm long. Pink flowers are borne in spikes, 10-15cm long, from summer to autumn. Height and Spread 2m.
It is marginally frost hardy, but will grow in most soils and conditions including very wet and very dry.
It is very popular in cultivation as it forms an attractive heavily weeping crown of light green narrow leaves and outstanding displays of brilliant red bottlebrush flowers in spring and summer.