Erect shrub to 2 m or more tall. Leaves opposite, ovate-triangular, to 2.5 cm long, 1 cm wide, with a prominent central nerve and finely toothed margins. Flowers about 2.5 cm long, orange-red to red, or yellow with green; winter to spring.ovary stalked. Fruit pods about 2.5 cm long.
Source: (2002). Fabaceae. 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.