|S. burseriana blooms in the early spring a single cup shaped white flowers to 1/2 inch across, which open on short red stems. The narrowly lance shaped gray-green leaves are pointed with firm rosettes to 1/2 inch long. The cultivar, Gloria produces flowers 1 1/4 inches across with yellow centers on red stems, larger than that of the species. Grows in moderately fertile, very well drained soil.