Rosette robust clump-forming perennial herb with thickened roots from a thick stem-like rhizome. Inflorescence to 1.5 m, flowers in a many-branched panicle, bracts exceeding the branches. Leaves linear to 2 m long, sheathing, silvery with a fine downy covering. Flowers very numerous, spreading, to 1.5 cm wide; summer. Tepals pale cream. Fruit ovoid-globose, orange.
Source: (2005). Asteliaceae. 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.