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botanical name:
Symphytum 'Goldsmith'
Symphytum 'Goldsmith' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Comfrey
synonyms:  Symphytum ibericum 'Variegatum', Symphytum ibericum 'Jubilee', Symphytum 'Jubilee', Symphytum grandiflorum 'Goldsmith', Symphytum grandiflorum 'Variegata', Symphytum grandiflorum 'Variegatum'
family:  Boraginaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen, ground-cover
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun, part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Spreading, rhizomatous perennial with variegated leaves of green boldly marked with yellow and cream at the edges. Cymes of pale blue, cream or pinkish flowers in mid and late spring.

cultivation:
Grows best in moist, reasonably fertile soil in partial shade or full sun if not too dry. Adaptable to most soils and a range of conditions. For best foliage effect, remove flowering stems.

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