A great rarity, limited in the wild to just a handful of localities. Despite this rarity, it grows and increases well by seed and division in cultivation.
A dwarf jonquil species with narrow, blue tinged leaves sitting below a comparatively large, miniature flower of pure, bright yellow, with a broad shallow cup. This blossom has a delicious, light yet pervading, scent of violets.
Loam based soil, full sun in lime or acid soil, despite its natural home on the limestones of Western Portugal.