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Symphytum grandiflorum            Family: Boraginaceae   (Borage)          
Comfrey, Ground Cover Comfrey

 

Picture of Symphytum grandiflorum

 Photography by: Dr. Edward F. Gilman

       
Type: Perennial
Hardiness range: 3A - 9A
Height: 12" to 18" / 30cm to 45cm
Spread: 24" to 30" / 60cm to 75cm
Growth rate: Fast
Exposure: Partial shade or partial sun to full sun
Persistence: Broadleaf
Bloom color: Purple, white, yellow
Bloom season: Mid Spring to Early Summer
Leaf color: Green
Fruit color: n/a
Water requirements: Moist
Soil pH requirements: Neutral
Soil type: Loamy
Form: Irregular or sprawling
Landscape uses: Border, container, ground cover, specimen
Attributes and features: Fragrant foliage, invasive, naturalizing
   
Picture of Symphytum grandiflorum

 Photography by: Morton Arboretum

 

 

Symphytum grandiflorum

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