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Gunnera manicataChilean Rhubarb

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C.

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Giant umbrella-like foliage

Add a real ‘wow’ factor to your garden

Spectacular and architectural

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Height Up to 250cm (98.4in)
Spread Up to 400cm (157.5in)

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Description

Gunnera is the ‘big daddy’ of the gardening world, and best suited to a large space where it can grow to its full potential. The giant, umbrella-like foliage can reach over 1m across metres across, and will add a real ‘wow’ factor to the garden! Throughout summer, this herbaceous perennial throws up erect panicles of red-brown flowers that rise on stiff stems above the leaves.

Also affectionately known as Giant Rhubarb, Gunnera is robust, spectacular and architectural. They make great specimen plants for permanently moist soils. Perfect for woodland areas, or the damp soil beside a pond where the reflection in water is especially beautiful. Height: 2.5m (8’) Spread: 4m (13’).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

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2 x 5 litre potted gunnera plants (T68353P)

2 x 18 litre potted gunnera plants (T68351P)

1 x 18 litre potted gunnera plant (T68350)

2 x 1 litre potted gunnera plants (T57944P)

1 x 30 litre potted gunnera plant (78176)

1 x 3 litre potted gunnera plant (78175)

1 x 1 litre potted gunnera plant (78174)

1 x 5 litre potted gunnera plant (68352)

1 x 1 litre potted gunnera plant (57943)

How to Grow
Grow Gunnera in permanently moist, humus rich soil. Choose a position in sun, part shade or full shade. Take care when planting, and consider the ultimate size of this large, robust plant. Shelter plants from cold, drying winds
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Cut back the old foliage in autumn and cover the crowns of Gunnera plants with a dry mulch of straw to protect them over the winter months.
Delivery

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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