Symphytum grandiflorum Hidcote Blue
Blue Flowered Ornamental Comfrey
Details13" tall x 24" wide. An early spring flowering perennial, Symphytum grandiflorum 'Hidcote Blue' has clear blue nodding flowers that are especially lovely when blooming with yellow daffodils! Spreading by underground stolons, Blue Flowered Ornamental Comfrey will form a permanent, weed resistant carpet of deep green foliage.
|Common Name||Blue Flowered Ornamental Comfrey|
|Botanical Name||Symphytum grandiflorum Hidcote Blue|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Light Requirements||Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade|
|Mature Height||13" tall|
|Mature Spread||24" wide|
|Bloom Time||Early spring|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Soil Moisture||Drought Resistant / Waterwise|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
- If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
- If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).
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