Common name: Dwarf Rhubarb Height: 15-20cm Growing: medium Foliage: small rhubarb-like leaves on short creeping stems Flowers / Fruits: forms small greenish flowers with reddish bracts. Site: light shade to shade Soil: acidic to alkaline Irrigation: abundant Hardiness: hardy -10ºC
Long description: Gunnera magellanica is the dwarf version of Gunnera tinctoria and Gunnera manicata. The magellanica is a patagonian groundcover. This carpet-forming perennial has got 6 to10 cm rounded, toothed leaves, on short creeping stems. It will bear small greenish flowers with reddish bracts.