Where to grow in my garden?


Prefers a shady spot in the garden.

Note you may wish to contain this plant as it can be good at spreading.


Flowers: May-June

Habitat: Wet woodland, bedside rivers/streams/ bog/marsh/fen.

Height: up to 150cm

Growth Type: Perennial

Position: Shade to semi-shade

Soil Preference: Wide range



  • Symphytum officinale


    5 Jumbo plug plants or bare root


    A good nectar plant and very attractive to bees.


    Leaves can be used to make an excellent organic garden fertiliser.


    Larval food plant of the Scarlet Tiger Moth.


    Advised to plant in informal groups to encourage recognition and attract bees, butterflies and other pollinating insects.