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Broad Bean 'Crimson-flowered'

The most ornamental broad bean, perfect for mixing into a parterre and flower borders as well as the veg garden
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50 seeds

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Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Edible Crop
Position
Kitchen Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
May - July
Height
1.2m (4ft)
Group/Species
fava
Common name
Broad Bean Crimson-flowered
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
50 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Sow Feb/March and Oct/Nov in Rootrainers for planting out in early spring, or direct sow straight into the ground March/April. Plant seed 5cm deep, 20cm apart in staggered rows 30cm apart. Sow extra seeds at the end of the row for transplants.

Description

The most ornamental broad bean, perfect for mixing into a parterre and flower borders as well as the veg garden, with scented, deep crimson flowers. It lasts well in a vase too.

Please note, illustrated packets are being introduced gradually over the coming months, availability may vary.

Care Tips

Will need staking, watering and having the tips pinched out once pods start to form.