150 (200)cm, Sturt's Desert Rose is a beautiful woody shrub with showy bright rose, pale pink to dark purple or maroon flowers with a dark purplish-red throat above small oval, leathery, bluish-green leaves. This rare species is native of dryish soils in shrub lands and forests in Central and Nothern Australia. For any rich, well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year. In winter keep plants drier at a minimum of some 15°C. VII-VIII.