A small neat and tidy Iris with graceful arching lance shaped foliage. Leaf colour is pale green and these rise from ground-level rhizomes in early spring to around 20 cms high. Flowers are held on wiry but rigid stems in early June, each is around 5 cms wide. Colour is lilac-purple with white markings to the centre of each petal. Up to 3 flowers may be held on each flower stem.