Perennial shrubs to about 0.5 m tall, the internodes obscured. Leaves ovate to elliptic, often reddish, the margins curled upwards. Flower clusters flat-topped, individual flowers mostly stalkless. Corolla tubular, generally crimson but grown in a range of hues and occasionally white, fragrant; summer. Stamens with black anthers. Syn. Rochea coccinea (l.) dc.
S Africa (Cape Province).
Source: (2002). Crassulaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.