A small to medium shrub, often of upright and straggly habit. The leaves are pinnate, 50-100 mm long, with up to 21 egg-shaped to narrowly oblong leaflets which are slightly hairy. The flowers occur in elongated clusters from the leaf axils. They are pear-shaped, pink or purple in color (occasionally white) and about 12 mm across. It is a hardy plant in most well-drained soils in full sun or (preferably) semi-shade and is tolerant of at least moderate frost. Buy Australian native plants at online plants Melbourne.