Evergreen fast growing tall bushy shrub or small tree (5m x 3m) from Qld and NSW. Long elliptic dark green leaves with pink-red new growth. Clusters of cream flowers in spring followed by woody fruit. Useful for a screen or background plant. Hardy. Can be short lived. Drought tolerant. In full sun this species develops a compact habit. In part shade it grows taller and has a slightly more open habit.