Leaves 3-5 mm wide, emerging after flowers. Perianth goblet-shaped, lavender to violet-blue with purple veins; segments 4-6 cm long, oblanceolate, acute; tube white; autumn. Anthers yellow. Style branches numerous, yellow to orange.
Crimea to Iran.
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.