Specialist nursery for pond, marginal and moisture loving plants

Plant Info

Gunnera manicata

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Gunnera manicata

(Chilean rhubarb)

The giant of the bog garden it has huge umbrella like leaves up to 1 metre wide, carried on spiny stems 1-2 metres high with panicles of tiny red brown flowers up to 1m in height. A dramatic plant and great for filling large unused wet areas or alongside lakes and large ponds.
5 litre pot size

  • Position: Moisture retentive soil - full sun/partial shade
  • Soil: Clay/ Loam
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • Height: 1.5 - 2.5 metres
  • Spread: 2.5 - 4 metres
  • Dispatch period: March - Oct
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