Gunnera

Gunnera manicata

Gunnera - Gunnera manicata

Common Name: Gunnera
Genus: Gunnera
Species: manicata

J.E. Gunner was a Norwegian Botanist.

Category: Aquatic & Bog Garden Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage, A good architectural plant

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Foliage Type: Deciduous
Foliage Colour: Green

A clump forming herbaceous perennial often found growing at the edge of a water source. Produces massive leaves up to 2m in length. Photo shows overwintering crowns, prehistoric in appearance with the leaves just beginning to unfurl. Excellent specimen. Hardy but cover crowns with the old foliage to give extra protection against frost. Moist soil essential.