Agrostocrinum hirsutum is usually found in woodlands, heath or sedgelands in a variety of soils. It has a shorter rhizome than the other species and has hairy flowering stems and buds (back of sepals) and narrow green leaves. Leaves are from 10 to 40 cm. long and 2-4 mm. wide. It blooms in spring with the flowering time extended in wetter areas. It has dark blue flowers with black anthers. The perianth segments are 12 to 16 mm long and 6 to 8 mm wide.