Evergreen low growing and spreading shrub with cascading branches (1m x 3m) from snow gum forests in NSW and ACT. Elliptic to ovate leaves, hairy when young becoming glossy green with silvery undersides. Rusty red to pink-red flowers in hanging clusters in spring and summer followed by woody fruit. Useful feature, understorey or for mass planting. Bird attracting. Prefers well drained soils. Drought tolerant. Tip prune after flowering to improve bushiness. Will maintain compact habit when in full sun.