This robust climbing annual is a delightful addition to any vertical space in the garden. Blooms appear from mid-summer to frost. Blooms give way to attractive, aubergine coloured seed pods. Both blooms and seed pods are useful in floral design.
Plant type: annual vine
Planting depth: 1/2”
Exposure: full sun
Plant spacing: 12”
Approx seeds per packet: 10
How to sow:
Sow seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Harden off seedlings and transplant outdoors after last frost. May also be direct sown after last frost. Pinching is not necessary.
Provide a trellis for vining plants to climb. Harvest blooms when open, and harvest seed pods when beans have formed. 110-120 days to maturity.