PlantsSymphytum→Caucasian Comfrey (Symphytum caucasicum)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches (46-61cm)
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Semi-evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Medicinal Herb
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Comfrey (Symphytum); for ID by KTownGardener Aug 9, 2015 10:08 AM 3

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