Ruby Moon hyacinth bean
Dolichos lablab 'Ruby Moon'
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.
|Flowering Season||All summer|
|Sun||Sun, Partial Sun|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||USDA zones 7 and warmer; annual elsewhere|
|Good for Pollination||Yes|
|North American Native||No|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||Cut back to ground in spring and replant or let seeds grow.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Replace annually.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 6200 ft|