Shrub to about 1 m tall with 4-angled branches covered with red hair at the nodes when young. Leaves to about 12 cm long with reddish veins, stalkless. Flowers paired within the terminal cluster, bright yellow; summer. Fruit capsules about 6 mm long.
Source: (2002). Caprifoliaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.