Leaves 1-2.5 mm wide, emerging before flowers. Perianth goblet-shaped, pink to purple; segments subacute, oblanceolate, 2-3.8 cm long; tube 8-20 cm long, white; autumn.Anthers yellow. Style branches 3, white to orange, expanded at tips.
Source: (2005). Iridaceae. 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.