Bulb plate plane with a ring of white, branched roots of 1 vegetation period. Tunic light to reddish brown. Bulb leaves imbricate, white, yellowish or pink, lasting for ca. 3 vegetation periods. Foliage leaves filiform or strap-shaped, appearing in autumn and withering in spring. Scapes 1-4, terete, sulcate, racemes dense, many-flowered. Pedicels patent. Bracts and prophylls lacking. Tepals free, pink to violet, rarely whitish, 4-10 mm long. Filaments filiform to ligulate, colored like perigone. Anthers short, purple. Pistil light blue, bottle-shaped. Locules with 2 ovules side by side. Capsules small, membranaceous. Seeds ± oblong, dark brown, smooth. Cotyledon epigeal.