Ricinus communis 'New Zealand Purple'

£6.50
5 in stock
+

Frost-tender shrub with dark purple jungly foliage, and attractive pink flowers, followed by spiny fruit. Dramatic quick-growing bedding plant. POISONOUS.

Common Name: Castor Oil Plant
Plant Family: Euphorbiaceae
Plant Type: Tender Perennial grown as an Annual
POT SIZE/QUANTITY
9 cm
Season of Interest
Summer to Autumn
Sun or Shade
Sun
Height
medium (up to 6 feet)
Minimum temperature
very tender - minimum plus 10 to 15 deg. C.
Position/Situation
Summer Patio
Planting Style
Exotic
Flower Colour
Green
Leaf Colour
Purple
Habit/Shape
Upright
Evergreen
No
Soil Type
Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Pot Sizes

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 7 to 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.

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Delivery Info

Minimum order value £10

Region Order Value Carriage Charge Carrier Service Estimated Delivery from placing your order
         
UK (excluding N. Ireland) Light weight small parcel up to 2 kg (up to 5 plants in 9 cm pots) £6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
UK Mainland Orders over 2 kg £7.50 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked) Up to 17 days
Seeds & Cuttings only All orders £2 Royal Mail 1st Class Within 1 week

Local Delivery: Postcodes IP1 to IP8 & CO10

Orders over £35 FREE Our vehicles Within 1 week

Collect from Nursery (IP7 6LZ)

All orders FREE  

1-3 days (we will contact you)

Scottish Highlands
& Isle of Wight

Orders over 2 kg 

£6 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

Scottish Offshore Islands

Orders over 2 kg

£7.5 Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)

Up to 18 days

 

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Royal Mail 1-2 Days (tracked)