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Dolichos lablab
Dolichos lablab

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Zone
Zones 24, 25, 27, H1, H2
Full Sun
Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Dolichos lablab

Hyacinth Bean
Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Perennials, Vines

DOLICHOS

These twining vines produce dense cover of light green leaves divided like fans into three leaflets.

Dolichos lablab

Perennial vine usually grown as annual. Fast growing to 10 ft. Broad, oval, medium green leaflets to 3–6 in. long. Sweet pea–shaped purple or white flowers in loose clusters on long stems stand out from foliage. Flowers followed by velvety, beanlike magenta purple pods to 2 1/2 in. long. Grow like string beans for quick screening. Needs good drainage.

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