Prostrate to erect shrubs to 2 m tall. Leaves variable, narrowly oblong to ovate. Flowers solitary. Corolla pinkish red, orange or occasionally white; late autumn to early spring. Filaments broader at the base.
Selections for horticulture with different habits and flower colours are encountered as well as hybrids, mostly involving C. reflexa.
Source: (2002). Rutaceae. 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.