Deciduous shrub to about 1.5 m tall. Stems strongly ridged, bristle-haired. Leaves elliptic to oblanceolate, to 5 cm long with bristle hairs on margins and both surfaces. Flowers in a dense, branched head, each flower about 2.5 cm long, pale to deep blue with the floral tube 18-23 mm long; summer and autumn.
Source: (1997). Plumbaginaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.