Perennial herb from a bulb. Leaves waxy blue, margins undulate. Inflorescence stout, to 2.5 m. Flowers numerous, erect or spreading, to 2.5 cm wide; spring. Tepals often recurved, white with a green to purple stripe. Grown as an ornamental bulb in full sun on well-drained soil.
Source: (2005). Bowiea. 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.