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A large leaved annual with large metallic red leaves and red stems. Best in full sun with lots of food and water. Can grow to 3m in a year. Seeds are poisonous.
Ricinus communis ‘Gibsonii’ (Palma Christi). A dwarf shrub with dark purple-red leaves.
They are marginally frost-hardy plants which prefer full sun with fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil. They are poisonous.
Foliage, ornamental, border, pest control. Seeds are poisonous if eaten.
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