A vigorous herbaceous bulbous perennial which rises in early spring, the leaves first, followed quickly by the flowers. The leaves are large and strap shaped, pale glossy green and marbled although feintly with brown. Flower are a bright yellow held on rigid stems with up to four per stem each has a vague primrose scent. Each stem is up to 30 cms high although very occasionally it can reach 35 cms. Flower petals are slightly reflexed. This is a hybrid between E. tuolumnense and E. White Beauty which has produced several hybrids of this appearance.