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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
devil's strawberry dwarf rhubarb
Gunnera may be evergreen or herbaceous rhizomatous perennials, and range from small creeping plants to very large with huge leaves. The flowers are small, borne in narrow panicles or spikes and may be followed by small berry-like fruits
G. magellanica is a mat-forming perennial with cupped, kidney-shaped, dark green leaves about 7cm across on 10cm stalks. In summer, short flower spikes appear bearing tight clusters of small, greenish flowers followed by orange-red berries
S Chile, Argentina & Falkland Islands
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or North-facing or East-facing
pHAlkaline, Acid, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Needs humus-rich, permanently moist soil in partial shade. Grow in a sheltered spot in mild areas, or in containers that can be taken in over winter
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning needed
Pests Prone to slug and snail damage
Generally disease free
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