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Ricinus flower.....


Ricinus flower..... (Ricinus communis (Castor oil plant))

Adds a touch of the exotic to the tropical border....



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nice one!!!

1 Aug, 2012

 

Thanks Paul, do you grow this one?

1 Aug, 2012

 

no - never heard of it - but it is very nice - especially being red

1 Aug, 2012

 

It has large red leaves and those funny looking flowers, will put a pic on later in the week....

1 Aug, 2012

 

The leaves are wonderful, aren't they?...I grew it a few times, but with Remi wandering about i haven't bothered this year.... im afraid of the poison aspect of it...:>)

1 Aug, 2012

 

great stuff DD look forward to it :))

2 Aug, 2012

 

Motty that is a problem, have just found that Alstroemeria are deadly poisonous too!!

2 Aug, 2012

amy
Amy
 

This is a lovely one , I've taken the seed pods off mine this week to stop it seeding everywhere leaving the lovely foliage to admire , I didn't know that about the Alstromeria thanks for that Info .. :o)

2 Aug, 2012

 

Nor did I Amy OH is reading some gardening book and the info was in there....

3 Aug, 2012

 

Very nice close up! This plant is a weed here in San Diego...it even grows out of the asphalt along the freeways. It becomes a pretty big tree in about 3 or 4 years.

25 Aug, 2012

 

A tree........my goodness!! this will die in the first frost, and with a bit of luck come up in the garden the following year.

28 Aug, 2012

 

I typically don't take photos of this weed tree. lol! :>)

However, I do have one in my photos.

Here it is:

http://www.growsonyou.com/photo/slideshow/226366-ricinus-communis-castor-bean-tree/member/Delonix1

29 Aug, 2012



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