The ash content of African nutmeg is lower than the value for scarlet runner bean
Of course, there are considerably more than five types of beans, but I think my all-time favourite has to be the scarlet runner bean
When the scarlet runner bean
, Phaseolus coccineus, was first introduced from Mexico it was grown purely as a decorative plant and was regarded as an exotic and tender thing.
These plants include lily, cardinal flower, honeysuckle, bee balm, trumpet vine, abelia, beauty bush, scarlet salvia, blue salvia, flowering tobacco, primrose, evening primrose, wiegelia, lily of the valley, single petunia, morning glory, nasturtium, snapdragon, foxglove, fuschia, pineapple and common sages, impatiens, poppies, red clover, scarlet runner bean
, sweet peas, squash.
Think also of using Scarlet Runner Bean
, Hearts & Honey vine, Love-in-a-Puff, Sweet Peas, or any other vine that will delight you and enrich your garden.
Darwin was probably observing the scarlet runner bean
, which in England is sometimes called kidney bean because of its purple mottled kidney shaped seeds.
The two best annual vines for this task are scarlet runner bean
and thunbergia, the black-eyed Susan vine.
Scarlet runner bean
(Phaseolus coccineus) bears bright scarlet blossoms that develop into tasty shelling beans.
The exceptions are morning glow, nasturtium, and scarlet runner bean
, which can be sown directly in the ground after the last frost.
The exceptions are morning glory, nasturtium, and scarlet runner bean
, which can be sown in the ground after the last frost.
Scarlet runner beans
offer knockout-red, hummingbird-attracting blooms, then delicious beans.
l Sow scarlet runner beans
and dwarf kidney beans direct into the garden.