Perennial bush of the heather family – ericaceae- till 2 m. tall. Erect stems. Leaves in whorls. Flowers grouped in compact racemes with long peduncles.
Pink whitish corolla, bell- shaped till 3 cm long. Calyx much shorter than corolla.
Stamens with dark brown anthers, protruding from corolla with red filaments. In dry woods and heaths.