A close relative of the more common purple-flowered comfrey, this comfrey has milk-white edible flowers and a clumping, non-rhizomatous habit. It is similarly used in poultices to help heal broken bones. Beware, this plant self-sows readily! A great groundcover for your forest garden.
Hardiness: Not frost tender, but disappears in winter
Habit: A readily self-sowing perennial to 3' tall
Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil: Adaptable, likes rich soil
Origin: Turkey, Ukraine, Caucasus Mountains
Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower