Symphytum ibericum


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.


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This is a most useful and handsome plant making impenetrable weed-cover in shade among shrubs. It forms mounds of large dark green leaves, spreading by underground shoots. In spring before the new leaves are fully developed the fiddle-neck clusters of flowers change from burnt-orange buds to creamy-yellow bells.
Position: Shade or part shade
Soil: Any moisture retentive soil
Rate of growth: Quick
Flowering period: Early Spring
Hardiness: Hardy
Pot size: 9cm
Eventual height and spread:30 x 90cm