Erect silky-hairy shrub to 2 m tall. Leaves crowded, erect, linear 5-12 cm long, 1-4 mm wide, broadest towards the tip. Flower clusters flat-topped; July-Dec. Flowers creamy white, densely hairy, lilac in bud.
Source: (2002). Proteaceae. 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.