Due to natural variation they may be longer, shorter, fatter, skinnier, darker, lighter, or just have a great personality. Your area may vary. Comfrey has a multitude of uses in the garden. Ideal to plant around shallow rooted plants like citrus.
Alpinia formosana is a clump forming shell ginger from s. japan and taiwan. it has soft green folige which is similar to shell ginger but less stiff. plants are more compact and dwarf than shell ginger.
It is widely distributed in China and Japan. a herbaceous perennial with long erected purple flowers from spring to autumn. self seeds. ideal for pot, rockeries. marginal plants for pond. full sun to part shade, cold hardy.