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Symphytum rubrum

Red Comfrey

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Item #: 101

Zones: 5a to 8b

Height: 24" tall

Culture: Sun to Light Shade

Origin: Hybrid

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


This is one of our favorite comfreys. Combine the typical large fuzzy green leaves making a 3' wide ground hugging rosette, with a topping of vivid violet flower stalks in spring and you have a true garden treasure.