Hyacinth Bean

Lablab purpureus

  • Size: A vigorous vine growing to 30 feet.
  • Location: Prefers a full sun location.
  • Fragrance: No
  • Color(s): Purplish-Pink. Seed Pods are Purple
  • Flowering: Large purple-veined leaves with burgundy stems. Wisteria-like purple to white flowers followed by flat, glossy, red pods.
  • Maintenance: Soak seeds overnight in warm water prior to sowing for quicker germination. 

Notes: Sow seeds indoors and plant in early May for quick start. One of the easiest to grow