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White - white to bright pink
Height - to 2m (6½ft)
Spread - 1m (39in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - slowly spreading rhizomatous perennial with leaf stalks to 2m (6½ft) long. Rounded, coarsely toothed, prominently veined dark green leaves to 60cm (24in) across, turning red in autumn. Produces rounded cymes of numerous, 5-petalled flowers to 1.5cm (½in) across
Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - an alternative to Gunnera. Softer and easier to manage. Makes an imposing, umbrella-like clump for a pond or streambank
Pests & Diseases - none
Place of origin - USA. (southwestern Oregon to northwestern California)
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Spring -
Soil Conditions - Wet or boggy soil - - will tolerate drier conditions
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Spring Planting Osteospermums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing Summer Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dividing summer flowering Hemerocallis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Self-seeding aquilegia - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
to 2m (6½ft)