Gunnera manicata

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  • Regular price $34.50

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One of the ultimate foliage plants reaching Volkswagen Bug size in time, Gunnera has huge, puckered, toothed, palmate leaves 4 – 7' across borne on stout, prickly rhubarb-red leaves. Protect from Arctic blasts in winter by mulching with its own leaves.  It loves a lot of water so place it next to a pond or just make sure not to forget to give it plenty of water during dry and hot weather. Crisp, brown leaf tips will tell you it's not getting enough water. The flowers are an astounding 3 – 6' tall red and green plume of a spike! From Brazil and Columbia.

Minimum temperature: 5° F


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