A small delicate sea anemone, usually found with outstretched tentacles. The column of the anemone reaches lengths of up to 2 cm. There are numerous translucent tentacles up to 1.5 cm long, which may span 7 cm. The column of the anemone may be salmon pink with the tentacles a little paler or white, especially near the tips. Deep orange-pink gonads may be visible through the column wall when ripe.