|Canadian Hardiness Zone
|Cool season protection under glass.
|1 - 3 m
|Full sun and partial-shade. Drought resistant. Sandy, well-drained soil.
|Branching and shrubby.
|Bushland and on lean rocky soils.
|Leaves have spots on young plants with teeth 3 mm long and 10 mm apart. Erect stems that branch near the base.
|Inflorescence 60 cm, racemes are cylindrical and flowers scarlet.
|The leaves are a greyish-green colour.
|Kings Park and Botanical Garden, Perth, Australia.
|Seed. Germination takes about 3 weeks. Cover seeds with a thin layer of sand (1 - 2mm) and keep moist. Seedlings can be planted in individual pots or containers as soon as they are large enough.
|Ethnobotanical Uses (Disclaimer)
|The crushed leaves may be used as a facial scrub to cleanse skin, reduce pimples and skin blemishes since the leaf exudate contains aloin A (barbaloin) and homonataloin.