Habit: In the wild may form a small tree up to 6m.
Flowers: 3.2-4.2cm across, opening from red buds with six white petals, the outer of which retain a red spot. Borne in clusters from the tips all the way down the young stems. Sweet scent very similar to C.lutchuensis.
Winter to mid Spring.
Foliage: 1.3-4.2 x 0.7-2.3cm, pointed and glossy. Young growth is tinted a reddish colour.
Photo: William Stanger
Photo: Ralph Carpenter