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Hyacinth Bean


A fast growing vine prized for its beautiful flowers and brilliant purple seed pods. The plant is edible though the mature beans require boiling with frequent water changes. The beans can be used as forage for animals.

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Zones:5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, All Zones (Grow as an Annual)
Growth Cycle:Perennial, South Perennial/North Annual
Water Needs:Low/Moderate
Light:Full Sun
Growth RateFast
Height:p: Up to 15 Feet, a: Groundcover
Soil Type:All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types., Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
Color:Pink, Purple
Edible:Yes, with Caution
Special Features:Birds and Hummingbirds, Butterflies and Pollinators, Container Growing
Growing Instructions:Sow seeds directly outside after all danger of frost ½”-1” deep in well prepared soil. Keep moist until established. Germination 10-20 days. Can be grown up a trellis or as groundcover.