Introduced to English gardens in the 16th century. A quick-growing ornamental plant with a tropical appearance. Large reddish-tinged foliage and brightly colored seedpods are very attractive. Listed in 1896 catalog of R. & J. Farquhar along with 10 other named varieties. Castor Bean seeds and seedpods are poisonous! (Annual, 6-8′ tall)
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.