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Introducing the Gunnera manicata, a remarkable herbaceous perennial that adds a touch of exotic to any garden. Also known as Giant Rhubarb, this robust plant features spreading clumps of lobed, rounded leaves with rough-textured surfaces and spiny stems. With a width reaching 1-2 meters, it creates an impressive presence wherever it grows.


During the flowering season, the Gunnera manicata showcases its delicate red-brown flowers, which emerge in erect panicles that can reach up to 1 meter in height. Its blossoms not only add elegance but also attract pollinators, creating a lively and vibrant atmosphere.

Thriving in moist and humus-rich soil, this majestic perennial flourishes best when placed under full sun or partial shade.


To ensure its optimal growth, it is advised to provide shelter from cold drying winds and to protect its crowns by mulching during the winter months.

Boasting a resilient nature, the Gunnera manicata is generally free from pests, adding an element of hassle-free maintenance to your gardening experience. When it comes to diseases, this remarkable plant stands strong, making it a reliable and enduring addition to your outdoor space.

Gunnera manicata

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