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A selection of seeds and plants with interesting leaves and different growing habits to give your beds, borders and containers an exotic flair. From low, dense border fillers to tall, leafy banana plants, there's something for every garden.
Ricinus communis 'Impala'
Castor Oil Plant, Castor BeanCustomer Rating
Striking maroon/carmine young growth. Clusters of creamy yellow blooms, followed by maroon pods. Height: 90-120cm (3-4ft). Additional Comments: These seeds are poisonous. More info
Ricinus communis 'Carmencita'
Castor Oil Plant, Castor Bean
Large, decorative, deep brown leaves, plus early bright red flower buds and spiny seed pods. Additional Comments: These seeds are poisonous. More info
Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed'
Pitcher PlantSeemingly innocent, the leaves of the pitcher plant have evolved into water-filled funnels that hide a sinister purpose. These intriguing carnivorous plants devour insects to improve their diet and counter poor nitrogen levels in the soils of their natural habitats. Lured by the promise of sweet nectar-like secretions on the lip of each pitcher, their victims are met by a slippery footing and tumble to a watery death deep within each funnel. Endlessly fascinating, Sarracenia species 'New Hybrids Mixed' make a captivating talking point for the greenhouse, conservatory or a windowsill indoors. Plants will be mature enough to catch insects after 2 - 3 years. Height: 30cm (12"). Spread: 20cm (8"). More info
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