Open pollinated. Award-winner provides color all season. Purple stems, lilac-rose blossoms and shiny, 2-3" magenta pods. While all parts of the plant are edible, it is recommended that the mature seeds be boiled twice before eating; used in Asian, Thai, and Indian cooking. Blooms and pods are useful as cut flowers; pods may also be dried. Perennial in Zones 9-10. Best grown as an annual elsewhere. Ht. 10-20'. Young, tender pods are boiled and eaten like green beans or snow peas or used as a curry vegetable. Popular in the Asian tropics. The leaves can be eaten like spinach, and the flowers can be eaten raw, steamed, or added to soups or stews. Dried seeds are cooked in any of the ways commonly used for beans. Please Note: Mature seeds must be boiled before eating. Like most soybeans, they contain a trypsin inhibitor that is broken down by heat as well as a cyanogenic glucoside that is leached out by the cooking water. David's Garden Seeds is a Veteran owned business that has been offering quality seeds since 2009.
Blooms in about 120 days
Seeds are Non-GMO and hand packed by David's Garden Seeds in the Untited States of America
Award-winner provides color all season
Purple stems, lilac-rose blossoms and shiny, 2 to 3 inch magenta pods