Bulbs 2.5-3 cm, tunic white to brown, with membranous scales. Leaves 1 cm × 2-5 mm, margins undulate. Panicles 1-4 dm, branches few. Flowers diurnal, occurring singly along inflorescence axis; tepals recurved, deep blue to purple, subrotate, 5-7 mm; stamens ca. equal to tepals; anthers yellow, 1 mm; pollen yellow; style exserted, especially in old flowers, 5-6 mm; pedicel slender, 4-10 mm, typically longer than perianth. Capsules 3 mm.