Upright tufted herb to 50 cm tall. Leaves to 10 cm long, narrow with wavy edges. Cylindrical erect large greenish-yellow flowerheads
Showy fluffy bottlebrush-like flowers up to 12 cm long and 7 cm wide, held at the ends of stems up to 80 cm tall.
Perennial with woody rootstock. Well drained heavy and light soils in grassland, grassy woodland and heathland. Few seeds develop during a wet spring as the upright flower collects water and the pollen is destroyed. Becoming increasingly rare.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia