Prostrate evergreen perennial, the stems with few branches. Leaves alternate and incurved, densely packed in long, rope-like 'tails', more or less cylindrical, pointed, to about 2 cm long, 1 cm wide, fleshy, a pale, slightly bluish green. Flowers in terminal clusters, pendent on long stalks, pink to purple; spring to summer.
A popular hanging basket plant. S. burrito Moran is very similar but with shorter, more rounded leaves.
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.