Our annual end-of-summer contest is here, come on down to the Dave's Garden County Fair!

Red Castor Bean 'Carmencita' (Ricinus communis)

Northern Piedmont, NC(Zone 7b)

Red Castor Bean 'Carmencita'
Ricinus communis

Germinating castor seeds

Thumbnail by JJsgarden
Morpeth, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

What a charming photo!

I grew these last year and was stunned by them. What a statement they make!

Northern Piedmont, NC(Zone 7b)

Thanks! You're right kniphofia, they do make quite a statement in the garden. Everyone who sees them are amazed, (even my non-gardening friends) at these giants in my garden. I just love them and am always on the look out for different cultivars. I usually have seeds on hand to share.

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