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Ricinus communis 'Carmencita Yellow'

Castor Bean
  • Castor Bean 'Carmencita Yellow' is a flowering annual in the Garden Geek Collection.
  • Similar to its brother 'Carmencita Red', Castor Bean 'Carmencita Yellow' grows tall and produces a yellow plume in the summer months.
  • Castor Bean 'Carmencita Yellow' is a striking statement plant, excellent for back corners of a garden bed.

Interesting Notes:

Keep Castor Bean 'Carmencita Yellow' out of reach from children and pets, as the plant's leaves, stems, and flowers are poisonous.

Height: 36-60 in

Color: Yellow


  • Border or Bed
  • Combination
  • Great Foliage
  • Focal Point
  • Specimen

Combo Usage:

  • Thriller (focal point)


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun
  • Morning Sun
  • Partial Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Burgundy

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall(Flowering)
  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2

Vigor Rating:

  • Steady as she goes