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Symphytum officinale

Family: boraginaceae
Common name(s): comfrey
Hardiness ratings: USDA zone 3~5 - 8~9

General resources

  • Wikipedia. Online encyclopedia entry (if defined).
  • Google images. Web search for photographs.
  • GRIN. Taxonomical details, with common names, distribution, and synonyms.
  • The Plant List. Taxonomical lookup

Links for Symphytum officinale

  • All Things Plants - Community-assembled plant profile (29 photos)
  • Asianflora - Plant photos. (2 photos)
  • Dave's Garden PlantFiles - Profile page with horticultural basics, and member-contributed photos and comments. (zone 4-9) (27 photos)
  • Denver Botanic Gardens - Description, native range, and cultural requirements. (zone 5) (1 photo)
  • Floridata - Illustrated informative profile page with notes on culture, usage, and noteworthy features. (zone 3-9) (2 photos)
  • Illinois Wildflowers - Informative illustrated page with description and cultivation details, also covering range and faunal associations. (3 photos)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden - Plantfinder page for one of the plants growing at the garden, with usually one or more photos, horticultural information, and noteworthy characteristics. (zone 4-8) (6 photos)
  • Ontario Rock Garden Society - Germination information
  • Pacific Bulb Society - One of the plants described on this page about the genus. (3 photos)
  • Rob's Plants - Plant profile with basic horticultural information and often personal observations. (zone 4-9) (2 photos)

Last updated:01 Jul 2017