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Symphytum asperum (Comfrey)

Symphytum asperum (Comfrey)

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Type Herbaceous flower, Herb, Culinary, Ground cover, Flowering
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Colours Dark blue Flowers (Summer early)
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Symphytum asperum - Cultivation Notes

This spreading herbaceous plant will tolerate most soils, but prefers moist soils, even heaviest clays, growing quickly to cover soil. Plant in full sun or part shade in autumn or spring. Tidy dead foliage in autumn and mulch occasionally.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Symphytum asperum:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Symphytum asperum:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Ideal for planting within the herb garden
  • Herbaceous plant with culinary usage

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Common Missspellings: Simphytum, Simfitum, Symfitum, Cimfytum, Cymfytum