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- Good to know - sizes vary from dwarf to gigantic. Large forms are excellent architectural plants. named by Linnaeus after Norwegian Bishop Johan Ernst Gunnerus.
- Pests & Diseases - slugs, snails.
- Place of Origin - southern Africa, Australasia, South America.
- Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rhizomatous or evergreen perennials
- Full Sun - shelter from cold drying winds. Protect crowns of larger species in frost prone areas.
- Partial Shade
- Wet or boggy soil - or deep, permanently moist, humus- rich soil.
Buy Varieties of GUNNERA
Chile rhubarb, Giant prickly rhubarb
The more boggy the conditions the larger the giant, umbrella-shaped leaves.