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Gunnera magellanica
Common Name: Creeping Gunnera Family: Gunneraceae (The Gunnera Family)

Gunnera magellanica

A charming, diminuitive groundcover with round, pleated, glossy leaves that you never would have thought could be a Gunnera. Great for shade and moist soils.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Damp grassy places. Moist sheltered places from sea-level to 1000 metres.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourGreen 
Height4-8'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade Shade Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage Moist  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone7-10  BerriesYes 
BC NativeNo    

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Liriope muscari "'Okina'"
Polygonatum x hybridum "'Striatum'"

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