This member of the Hyacinthaceae
family was given this name by Selmar Schönland in
1910. It is found in South Africa, growing in clay or sand,
but do fine in an orderly well drained soil with some water and some
to lots of sun. The bulb can grow to four centimetres in diameter,
the leaves up to seven centimetres. The flowers are from almost
white over pink to mauve.