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Symphytum ibiricum

For sale by Lewis Cottage Plants

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Dwarf comfrey, or Symphytum ibericum, is a hardy, creeping perennial that can spread up to 1m. This makes it a great choice for a ground cover, particularly beneath trees and shrubs where it is difficult to establish other plants.Height 30cm Spread 1m

Symphytum ibiricum | Devon, EX17
Pot SizeTotal Price
1 litre

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Common names

Dwarf comfrey, Comfrey


Symphytum ibiricum (Dwarf comfrey). This species produces creeping rhizomes with oval or elliptical leaves. The flowers bloom in pale yellow.


They can be easily grown in sun or partial-shade in moist, well-dug soil with added manure. You can propagate from seeds or cuttings, or by division.

Interest and use

Ground cover and borders

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  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay
  • WaterSemi-moist

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