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Gunnera Manicata

Genus: Gunnera.

Species: Gunnera manicata.

This has been by my pond for many years although recently I had to cut it in half when extending the pond. It is best as a lakeside plant because of its enormous sides. The leaves are the biggest in the northern hemisphere and can reach up to 15 feet across. I like it best in the spring when the leaves are just starting into growth. An interesting, sculptural plant that gives shade to the pond.

Photos of this plant

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