Leaves: Dark green, rigid, glossy with scattered hairs on the margins which are thicker at the apex,
lanceolate to 4cm long, 3-6mm wide, tapering to a long point.
Flowers: Pink/white, tubular, lobes broad and opening wide, held just above the leaves.
Fruit: An oblong capsule.
Habitat/Distribution: In wet, sandy sites on the margins of lakes and tarns in the south-west, from sea
level to 1000 m. Tasmanian endemic.
Cultivation: Grown by specialists. Requires constant well drained moist soil and full sun. Has been
successfully grown in pots standing in a tray of water. Propagate from seed or by division.