Botanical Interests® Hyacinth Bean Ruby Moon



Grown by Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, hyacinth bean is a dazzling ornamental with stunning, pinkish-purple flowers and shiny, dark purple pods that stand out against the purple and green foliage. Twining stems quickly climb a fence or trellis, trail across the ground for an attractive ground cover, or spill over container edges. Contains toxins; not recommended for eating. See inside for more information.

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Botanical Name: Lablab purpureus

Family: Fabaceae

Native: Africa

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer, usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 10’–20 vine

Variety Information: Loose clusters of 1″ purple sweet-pea-shaped flowers followed by attractive, shiny, 3″–5″ long purple pods.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers