Erect biennial, to 1 ½ ft. or more.
Rosette leaves petioled, ovate, stem leaves narrow-elliptic to ovate, to 2 in. long, the uppermost sessile.
Flower measuring, over 50mm (2 inches)1)Flowers nodding, many, in racemes or panicles, calyx with ovate, acute appendages, corolla deep blue, to 1 ½ in. long, campanulate, somewhat constricted above the middle.