Compact shrub to about 40 cm tall. Leaves about 1 cm long in groups of 4-6. Flowers pink and tubular, 6-10 mm long, distinctly cone-shaped in profuse pink clusters; late winter and early spring (a few also produced occasionally in summer).
S Africa (SW Cape)
Source: (1997). Ericaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press. (as Erica conica)