Evergreen SHRUB. LEAVES evergreen, opposite, leathery, oblong, the margins sometimes with a few serrations towards the tip. FLOWERS large and solitary or in few-flowered terminal clusters, white; early summer. Sepals and petals 5-7. Sepals fused into a short tube at the base that is united with the ovary. Stamens many, in a flattened ring. OVARY half-inferior. FRUIT a leathery dehiscent capsule containing numerous seeds.
Source: (2002). Hydrangeaceae. 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.