Hyacinth Bean Vine
A striking, vigorous climber that will quickly cover a fence or trellis with large leaves. Lilac bean-like flowers from mid summer followed by shiny crimson pods. Pods, young leaves and flowers are all edible. The young pods have a floury, chestnut-like flavour and vibrant colour. They can be stir fried or blanched and used in salads or coleslaw. Grows to 3m tall. 9cm pot. Frost tender.