Bulb globose to ovoid, 8–14 mm in diameter, with or without bulblets. Outer tunics papery, pale dull brown to brown; inner tunics pinkish white to creamy white. Leaves 2–3, linear-lanceolate, mostly patent, 3–7 × 0.3–0.5 cm, canaliculate to subflattened, sometimes purplish suffused, glabrous, acute. Scape 1, 3–8 cm long, overtopping leaves. Raceme lax, ovate to cylindrical, 1–2 × 1–1.5 cm; number of fertile flowers 2–11, number of sterile flowers 2–6. Pedicels of sterile flowers to 0.5 mm. Sterile flowers narrowly obovate-oblong, 1–3.5 mm long, very pale violet to ice blue sometimes ivory-white. Pedicels to 1 mm long, elongating in fruit to 2 mm. Fertile flowers ovoid to ovoid-tubular, hardly constricted distally, 3–4.5 × 2–3.5 mm, blackish to very dark purplish; lobes 0.3–0.5 mm long, pale yellowish-white to cream-white, erect to slightly recurved with recurved cucullate and papillate apex. Stamen sub-biseriate, filaments 0.3–0.5 mm long, arising below the middle of the tube; anthers and pollen purplish-blue;. Ovary yellowish-green, subglobose, ca. 1 mm long; style cream, ca.1 mm long; stigma punctate. Capsule broadly ovate to orbicular, obtuse or emarginate, 4–8 × 7–12 mm, valves compressed. Seeds 3–5 per capsule, 1.5–2 2 mm, ovoid-globose; surface smooth, pruinose, black. Flowering and fruiting in March–April.
Endemic. Ir. Tur. element.