Gunnera manicata

Common Name: Giant Gunnera, Giant Rhubarb

Plant Family: Gunneraceae

Gunnera manicata
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Price:  £6.50
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Availability:  

  

6 in stock

Size/Qty:  1 litre pot


Suggested Use:  Ornamental
Planting Style:  architectural
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Position/ Situation:  Bog Gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Spreading
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus

Caltha palustrisCaltha palustris

A perennial of giant proportions. The leaves can reach nearly 2 metres across. Has huge red flower spikes to 1m long on mature plants in early summer. Mulch crown in winter. For permanently moist soil in sun to part shade.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Goes well with
Caltha palustris

Caltha palustris£5.00

King Cup, Marsh Marigold

This British native produces cheerful, shiny, yellow flowers in spring. For shallow water or a bog garden.

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