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Lablab purpureus 'Ruby Moon'

Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean

Ornamental Bean

Comments

A beautiful vine that is fast and easy to grow; pretty purple and white pea flowers followed by striking ruby-red bean pods in summer; attractive blue-green and burgundy foliage; excellent for trellises or cascading over garden walls

Description

A beautiful vine that is fast and easy to grow; pretty purple and white pea flowers followed by striking ruby-red bean pods in summer; attractive blue-green and burgundy foliage; excellent for trellises or cascading over garden walls

Landscape Attributes

Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean is an herbaceous annual with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other garden plants with finer foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting birds and bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. As a climbing vine, it should either be planted near a fence, trellis or other landscape structure where it can be trained to grow upwards on it, or allowed to trail off a retaining wall or slope. This fast-growing annual will normally live for one full growing season, needing replacement the following year.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

1a

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Spread:

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Soil Type:

15 feet

24 inches

Deer Resistant:

false

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