Searsia magaliesmontanum is a multi-stemmed, dwarf, spreading shrub, 150-500 mm high. Its rootstock is wedged between rocky crevices. The young growth on the plant is often bronze, coral pink or red with numerous brownish dots. This lovely prostrate, shrub is ideal for that special corner or focal point in a small garden.
In a larger area, Searsia magaliesmontanum can be utilised as a groundcover or it can be drooped over a rock outcrop.