Shrub to over 1 m tall with hairless new growth. Leaves opposite, narrowly elliptic, 1-3 cm long, to 0.5 cm wide, bent back at the tip. Flower clusters with 4 bracts, mostly 2-4 cm wide. Flowers pale pink to purple; spring to early summer.
Source: (2002). Thymeleaceae. 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.