Herb to about 50 cm tall. Leaves twice divided into 3, the segments having pointed tips. Flowers over 10 cm wide with spreading petals; spring. Stamens with red filaments; spring to summer. Carpels 2-3, densely hairy.
Source: (1997). Paeoniaceae. 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.