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A striking, densely branched, rigid shrub up to 600 mm high. The minute leaves occur in small clusters on short side branches, giving the plant its characteristic tlgranular" appearance. The showy flowerheads are a bright pink-red. Involucral bracts occur in many rows with the innermost row forming the pink papery everlasting "petals".

          

          

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