Intricately branched spreading shrub 60cm to 2m. Juvenile foliage broad and serrated, mature foliage rigid, 4–10 cm (2–4 in) long, prominently grooved and narrow with 5-7 sharply toothed lobes. A very dense and impenetrable species due to its extremely prickly foliage. It blooms from August to October and produces large scented white to cream flowers in clusters in the leaf axils. Requires well drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of dry periods, wind and poor soils.
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