Ruby Moon hyacinth bean

Dolichos lablab 'Ruby Moon'

Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos lablab Ruby Moon, Plant Select
Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos lablab Ruby Moon, Plant Select
A vigorous mounding vine with dark burgundy foliage, amethyst flowers and showy dark violet bean pods in late summer. Very desirable annual for cold climates. Excellent in containers or as an instant seasonal screen. Perennial in the South. Vine. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Collect seeds in the fall to sow in the greenhouse the following spring so that sizable plants can be transplanted into the garden after the frost-free date.
Plant Type Vine
Height 6-10 feet
Width 3-5 feet
Flowering Season All summer
Flower Color Purple
Sun Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Hardiness Zone USDA zones 7 and warmer; annual elsewhere
Soil Type Loam
Deer Resistant No
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2006