Evergreen highly variable shrub or groundcover (0.3-1.5m x 1-2m) from arid ares of central Australia. Variable greyish green leaves. Green, orange, red or yellow tubular flowers in a long curving peduncle in late winter to summer. Prostrate form mostly yellow flowering. Useful shrubs for dry areas. Prostrate forms are useful groundcovers. Requires an open sunny position with good drainage. Can be prone to fungal disease. Drought tolerant.