Caespitose saxatile perennial. Flowering stems ascending, 2-5 cm, densely covered with leaf remains at base, usually 1-flowered. Rosette leaves obovate or obovate-spathulate, 5-20 x 3-7 mm, narrowed into short petiole, obtuse or truncate, crenate-dentate, hirsute on both sides; leaves of flowering stems 3-6, ovate, 2-5 mm, sessile. Flowers ± erect. Calyx lobes triangular-lanceolate, 3-5 mm, spreading to recurved, acute, often dark blue, hirsute on margin and nerves. Appendages ovate, obtuse, as long as ovary. Corolla cylindrical-campanulate, 10-15x7-10 mm, divided to ⅓־¼ deep blue-violet, ± hairy outside, with few spreading hairs inside. Style ± included. Stigmas 3. Capsule nodding, hemispherical. Seeds ellipsoid, 1 -2 x 0.8 mm, flattened, yellow with narrow pale margin, shiny. Fl. 7-8. Granite and limestone rocks and crevices, 2350-3500 m.
Endemic. Ir.-Tur. element.