Erect shrub to about 1m tall with white-hairy branches. Leaves crowded, spreading, linear to linear-oblanceolate, to 3 cm long, turned up at the tip, bristle tipped. Flower clusters flat-topped; Sept-Dec. Flowers white to grey or purple, densely hairy.
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.