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Plants Matching symphytum

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Image of Symphytum photo by: Gerald L. Klingaman

Gerald L. Klingaman

(Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum grandiflorum photo by: Jesse Saylor

Jesse Saylor

(Large-flowered Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum grandiflorum

James H. Schutte

(Goldsmith Large-flowered Comfrey, Large-flowered Comfrey, Variegated Large-flowered Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum ibericum photo by: James H. Schutte

James H. Schutte

(Iberian Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum officinale photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Common Comfrey)

Long cultivated as a medicinal plant, comfrey is a large, coarse, rhizomatous perennial from forests of Europe and Asia.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of this hardy perennial are borne on tall, bristly stems that arise in spring from deep thick underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips from late spring into summer. The flowers range in color from pink to purple to white. Plants often self-sow profusely if...

(Russian Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum x uplandicum

James H. Schutte

(Axminster Gold Russian Comfrey, Russian Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...

Image of Symphytum x uplandicum

James H. Schutte

(Russian Comfrey, Variegated Russian Comfrey)

Comfreys are coarse, hairy, rhizomatous perennials of Eurasian origin. Several of the approximately 30 Symphytum species have long been cultivated for medicinal, culinary, agricultural, and ornamental purposes.

The hairy, gray- to mid-green, oval to lance-shaped leaves of these hardy perennials are borne on tall (or short to medium), bristly stems that arise in spring from wandering underground rhizomes. Curving clusters of bell-shaped, bee-pollinated flowers appear at the stem tips...