(Dolichos lablab) [Pre-1802, the same variety grown by Thomas Jefferson.] Beautiful ornamental climbing bean with purple-green stems and foliage. The pink-purple flowers are borne above the foliage and develop into 3 in. long purple pods. Grows 10-20 ft. depending on conditions. Thick foliage cover makes a good screen. Especially recommended for arbors. Pkt (8 g, 20 seeds).
Culture: Annual. Germination: 60-70°F, 7 days. Direct sow or transplant 1 month after last frost.