Plants in stock

Gunnera perpensa : fact sheet


Species name:
Gunnera perpensa
Common names:
Description:
River Pumpkin, Groundcover

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Winter Rain ,RSA-Fynbos/Strandveld-Year Round Rain ,RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 50cm
Width:
Less than 160cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Likes dampness
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
No

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Aquatic ,Ground cover - perennial
Usage:
Home Water Garden ,Edible Leaves ,Edible Root/Tubers ,Edible Shoots ,Edible Stalk/Stem/Branch/Trunk/Bark ,Traditional Medicine
Fruit:
Inconspicuous or No Fruit
Flowers:
Redish/Pinkish/Maroon/Scarlet Tones
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Deciduous ,Foliage Particularly Attractive

Plant suppliers

Good Hope Gardens Nursery

Cape Town
cell: 082 8250913
tel: 021 7809299
email: fynbosplants@xsinet.co.za
Retail stock
George
tel: 044 8890055
email: andrea@newplant.co.za