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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 24 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 24 to 36 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Variegated
Other: Gray-green with broad, creamy white margins.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
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Common names
  • Comfrey
  • Variegated Comfrey

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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery

Courtesy Crownsville Nursery

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