A bushy plant, usually much broader than tall, with large, showy, pale lavender or pale blue-violet, bilaterally symmetrical flowers in crowded, narrow clusters at stem ends. Corolla 1-2 in (2.5-5 cm). Leaves to 2.5 in (6.5 cm) long, opposite, lanceolate or ovate. Height: 6-16 in (15-40 cm).
Rocky, open, or wooded sites from foothills well into mountains.
Southern British Columbia south to central Oregon and east to western Montana and western Wyoming.