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Purple spires of bean like flowers followed by glossy, purple black pods, showy and glamorous cascading from teepees and frames in late summer and autumn.

Genus Dolichos
Group/Species lablab
Variety Ruby Moon
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean
Border Position Back, Climber, Container
Soil Type Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Scented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 6m (20ft)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Soak seeds overnight prior to sowing. Sow indoors, thinly into moist seed compost and do not exclude light. Transplant and harden off before planting out once the danger of frost has passed.
Care Tips Provide support for climbing - best in a sheltered spot.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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