Hidcote Comfrey - Symphytum x hidcotense

    Alt Name
    Symphytum officinale x asperum x grandiflorum = S. 'Hidcote Blue'

    This comfrey has flowers with a hint of blue and has pink buds.

    Identification difficulty

    Waste places and verges, often close to habitation as a garden escape.

    When to see it

    Flowering April and May.

    Life History


    UK Status

    Most frequent in southern and western England.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map