Rare and unusual perennial plants for the Mediterranean climate.


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Gunnera manicata

 

Scientific Name:

Gunnera manicata

Common Name:

 

Deciduous vs. Evergreen

evergreen in the warmest climates; winter deciduous elsewhere

Perennial vs. Annual

perennial

Shade vs. Sun

shade, unless submerged in water (where full sun is available)

Height x Width
& How Stands

6-8' X 8-10'

Flower Color
& Bloom Time

conversation piece "corn cob" flowers in shades of green, gold, and red emerge from base in spring to summer

Zone

zones 7-10

Description, Notes

great near pools and water features; GIGANTIC hairy leaves appreciate humidity and moist / boggy conditions; deer tolerant; a statement piece for any shade garden






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Descriptions are based on our experience growing
these plants in both the garden and nursery setting.
Additional information and feedback is encouraged.

All plants are classified under USDA hardiness zones.

 

 

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