Leaves in a rosette, narrowly linear, 2-4 mm wide, erect. Scape up to 12 cm tall at flowering time, erect; inflorescence of 1-2 flowers. Perianth tube 10-13 cm long; segments linear, abruptly spreading, white with a deep red keel. Stamens arcuate, ascending; filaments white, becoming red. Fruit up to 0.5 cm broad, subspherical, not beaked.