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A small, upright or occasionally twining shrub, usually < 50 centimetres in height. Often inconspicuous when not flowering. Leaves are narrow and usually < 5 cm long. They may be toothed, particularly towards the tips. Flowers are large, blue and carried in clusters of 2 or more. Larger plants produce spectacular floral displays. Flowers are followed by green, waxy pods which become dry and brown at maturity. Each pod contains numerous dark seeds. The name ‘finger flower’ refers to the finger-like yellow stamens.
Grows from seed without pre-treatment but may take several months to germinate. Success has been reported from cuttings of firm stems.
Chiefly November and December.
Occurs in Livingstone NP and SCA, Murraguldrie Flora Reserve and Mates Gully TSR, as well as along roadsides east of Wagga Wagga (e.g. Keajura Rd, Holbrook Rd and the Hume Highway near Tarcutta).

Based on the flora of the Graham Centre Biodiversity Nursery