- Scarlet blossoms
- Beans mature to black and speckled mauve
- Used for ornamental purposes or as small snap pods or green shell beans
- Pole bean
- 65 days
- 25 seeds per packet
One of the oldest runner beans in existence. Already well-known in 1735 according to The Gardener’s Dictionary by English botanist Philip Miller; listed in America as early as 1806 by McMahon. Used for ornamental purposes or as a vegetable: small snap pods or green shell beans. Can substitute for limas in cooler climates. Pole habit, 65 days.