Shrub to 1 m tall. Leaves obovate to about 8 cm long, rough with glands on at least one surface and on the flowering stem, tapering to a clasping, persistent base. Flowers with spikelets 1-flowered. Sepals and petals pink. [L. roseum (Sm.) Kuntze]
Small, rough leaves with persistent bases; large, pink flowers.
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.