This plant grows upright with fine, dark green-burgundy foliage and a mass of deep burgundy flowers during winter and spring. They make a great feature in native gardens and cut flowers. They grow well in full sun and part shade. They are tolerant to light frost and are a drought resistant. They grow well in most well draining soil types. A light pruning when they start to look lanky will help to encourage plants to thicken up. It will grow to about 2.5m tall and 2m wide.