plant has degenerate flower buds that are bright purplish pink at a 0.5 cm. length. Buds do not open.
growth is upright. New phylloclades are a bright purple pink. Phylloclades are short in length, narrow in width and thick. The cross-section is flat. Phylloclades have sawtooth dentations. dentation size is small, but numerous in number with 3-7 dentations per marginal edge. New growth is brightly colored turning green with maturity.