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Symphytum × uplandicum

For sale by P.Kennedy

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

This pack contains a selection of Bocking14 crowns, and rooted sections of varying sizes, many with shoots and ready for planting. Once established provides an organic NPK balanced plant food. Growing/uses instructions included.

Symphytum × uplandicum | Rochester, Medway, ME1
Symphytum × uplandicum | Rochester, Medway, ME1
Symphytum × uplandicum | Rochester, Medway, ME1
Plant Size
Total Price
3cm × 20cm × 10
3cm × 20cm × 20

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Plant Finder: about Symphytum × uplandicum

Common names

Russian comfrey, Comfrey


Symphytum × uplandicum (Russian comfrey). This is a coarse hairy perennial which will grow about 1.8m tall. The leaves are oblong and hairy. The flower stems are about 18mm long, and are reddish then purple or blue.


They can be easily grown in sun or partial-shade in moist, well-dug soil with added manure.

Interest and use

Ground cover

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Symphytum × uplandicum | Langport, Somerset, TA10 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

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