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Profile Image Sarah Rickard

Squares

Work as a self employed gardener with my daughter in Enfield, City & Guilds qualified in Garden Design & Horticulture studied at Capel Manor, Enfield

Symphytum officinale

  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2016
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Squares

Can anyone help me identify this plant ? is it pulmonaria?

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susiwoo

Looks a bit like comfrey ?

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alank

Yes comfrey 🐰🐰

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Squares

thank you @alank @susiwoo ! really fast growing and spreads like anything!!!

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tiggrx

Yes a Comfrey, probably Symphytum 'Hidcote Blue'

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susiwoo

And @squares if I remember correctly has a weird smell ... Well I think so lol 😝

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Squares

@tiggrx thanks, strange name for a pink flower!

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Squares

@susiwoo im not sure! will have to have a sniff next time im in this garden :)

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susiwoo

@squares Haha ok 😊

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janetapplewood

You can make liquid feed with it by adding it to water and leaving it for a month or so.

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pptracey

Just saw this in a nursery near me and was with all the pulmonarias

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ellenmarygardening

Not that you need me to confirm it but yes comfrey! Watch the bees go crazy for it 🐝👍🏻

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