Perennial herb from a rhizome. Stems to 60 cm, flowers in drooping umbels at shoot tips. Leaves oblong, cylindrical. Flowers 1-3, spreading, to 4 cm wide; spring to summer.Tepals white, tips greenish. Fruit blue-black.
Source: (2005). Colchicaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.