Dense ground-hugging plant up to 50 cm tall and 1.0-1.5 m wide. Blue-green narrow prickly leavesto 10 mm long. Flowers red and tube-shaped. Fruits are small round, green and fleshy.
Bright red tube-shaped flowers. Small prickly leaves with a sharp point.
Perennial. Often grows in disturbed sites. Birds feed on the nectar and fruits. A potential food plant of the moth larvae Poecilasthena pulchraria.
May-Sep but most of the year
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia