Symphytum azureum


Pure blue, trumpet-like flowers are carried in sprays on upright stems above broad, soft green leaves. A very vigorous plant in moist soil, this is ideal for an area that you want to cover quickly. Great for a shady spot too

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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 meadowSize 9cm

Position: Dappled shade
Soil: Moist and fertile
Rate of growth: Moderate
Flowering period: Spring
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 1L
Eventual height and spread: 30cm x indefinite