Botanical name: Symphytum uplandica
Common names: comfrey
- Herbaceous perennial plant, very invasive with large leaves and clusters of droopy
tubular blue/purple flowers (May-July).
- Roots can go down 3 metres into the soil and help raise moisture and valuable
minerals into the soil .
- Good for composting: leaves make an excellent potash fertilizer for tomatoes and
- Great plant for wildlife. Bees love the flowers.
- Colour: Green
- Parts used/Foraging Season: plant tops
Poet’s path, Museum end: Next to path under the bridge