Bulb 8-15 mm in diameter. Leaves 12-16 cm, filiform, appearing during or just after anthesis. Scape 7-15(-25) cm, very slender. Umbel of 1-3 flowers; spathe 10-20 mm, 1-valved; longer pedicels 15-25 mm, the longest usually exceeding the spathe. Perianth- segments 9-14 mm, white, tinged with pink at the base, rarely pink throughout, the outer 3 apiculate or 3-dentate. Style filiform, slightly exceeding the stamens. Seeds black, without strophiole. 2n = 14.