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Petasites japonicus var. giganteus

Huge round leaves, perfect for bold foliage statement by a large pond or in wet soil. A more sensible size than Gunnera and not at all spiny. Strange white ball-shaped flowers in late winter. Hardy. To 1.5m.

At a glance

Common Name
Giant butterbur
Hardy perennial
Over 1.2m
Spread Rate
Very Fast
Soil Type
Wet, Moist, Normal
Part-shade, Sun
Attractive to pollinators

Sue's Notes

This plant loves wet ground. On my sandy soil it wilts in the sun, perking up at night. It will spread assertively. Just short of invasive.

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Item Price   Buy  
2 litre pot (Collect Only) 5.50      
3 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.50      

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