Plant Type: Water Gardening
Giant leaves (1-2 feet in diameter) erupt from the base of the plant. Truly amazing plant that gives the pond character.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Giant gunneras are huge ornamental plants that need a lot of space, which are fitted for big gardens with damps areas or ponds. The leaves usually die back in winter, but the plant itself with survive lower temperatures, down to about 14°F (-10°C) and even lower with some protection. This plant can thus be grown in USDA zones 8a and warmer, and could be tried in sheltered places in zones 7.
Soil - These plants thrive in damp bog conditions, in a moist and fertile soil.
Plant Spread182-243 in.
Plant Height72-96 in.
Characteristics & Attributes
Focal Point, Border or Bed, Bog or Water Garden