large, attractive, mainly white flowers display a bright reddish purple margin and apex. Petals are a wide elliptical shape with a blunt apex. Petal edges are not smooth, exhibiting a ragged edge near the tips. Tube is said to be slightly shorter than average, and a light purplish pink hue (possibly temperature sensitive). Stamens are a yellowish white. The bright purple tinted red stigma is situated slightly above the creamy yellow colored, pollen coated anthers. Flowers average 1-2 per phylloclade. Buds are bright purplish pink.
'Shining Girl Tokai' has a slightly cascading growth habit. Phylloclades are dark green with 3-4 forward facing dentitions along each margin to the apex.