Perennial herb to 25 cm high from a thin rhizome. Leaves ovate-elliptical, annual. Flowers several to numerous, bell-shaped to almost spherical, to 11 mm wide; summer. Tepals white or pinkish. Grown as a cool moist or sheltered garden ornamental in shade, but tends not to flower well in very low light.
Temperate Northern Hemisphere.
Source: (2005). Convallariaceae. 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.