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Botanical name: Symphytum 'Rubrum'
Other names: Red ornamental comfrey
Variety or cultivar: 'Rubrum' _ 'Rubrum' is a compact, herbaceous perennial with downy, green leaves and nodding heads of bright wine-red flowers in early summer.
Symphytum 'Rubrum' is: Deciduous
Flower: Wine, Bright-red in Summer
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer
Habit: Branching, Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: If ingested, severe discomfort may result.
Pests: Generally pest free
Diseases: Generally disease free
Pruning: Cutting back after flowering will encourage new foliage to develop.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division, Root cuttings, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Symphytum 'Rubrum' (Red ornamental comfrey) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wildlife
Cultivation: Grow in sun or partial shade in moist, moderately fertile soil. Careful siting of this plant is advisable, as it can be invasive.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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