Rough Comfrey – Symphytum asperum
Plant : Rough Comfrey is an introduced species, often used as a fertiliser in organic gardening. It occurs locally in shrub land and the edges of wooded areas. Its hairy branched stems grow up to 1.5 m tall. It is a member of the Boraginaceae family and is attractive to bees.
Flower : The flowers grow in a characteristic spiraling cyme arrangement. The flower buds are pink but the petals turn sky blue, once in flower. It flowers in June and July.
Pollen : Click here to see more about Symphytum asperum pollen.
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