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Symphytum caucasicum

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Symphytum azureum also known as blue comfrey, or Caucasian comfrey also makes an excellent potash fertilizer for tomatoes and potatoes. Just steep cut leaves into a tub with water to make a very nutritious feed for all garden plants. It’s pretty nodding blue flowers will attract many beneficial insects to your garden and is mostsuitable for planting under shrubs or roses and looks well in a wildflower meadow

Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre
£4.50

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Common names

Caucasian comfrey, Blue comfrey, Comfrey

Description

Symphytum caucasicum (Caucasian comfrey). This is a downy upright perennial which is grown for its foliage and drooping flowers which open in pink then turn blue; the petals are longer than the sepals and will create an elegant bloom.

Cultivation

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

Interest and use

Border, wildflower/meadow, ground cover

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Symphytum caucasicum | Devon, EX17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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