Runner Bean 'Painted Lady' Seeds, 250g
Runner Bean 'Painted Lady' Seeds, 250g
Bean Seeds

Runner Bean 'Painted Lady' Seeds, 250g

£7.00

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A heritage variety of runner bean, (Phaseolus coccineus) Painted Lady is an attractive climber reaching 300cm (9ft 10in) high. Its scented scarlet and white flowers form a decorative addition to the garden, and so this is a great choice for a limited space. This herbaceous perennial is often grown as an annual.  
Details
  • Plant: from May
  • Harvest: July onwards
Planting
  • Well drained soil 
  • South or West aspect
  • Sunny location or partial shade
  • Sheltered 
Care
  • Plant seeds in well-watered and finely prepared soil where they will crop.  Plant at 45cm (1ft 6in) intervals, in rows approximately 5cm (2in) deep.
  • Water well until plants are established. 
  • Support required- use wigwam canes or netting.
  • Pinch out top growth when reaches desired height so plant puts energy into beans
  • Pick regularly to maintain production
  • Raw pods/ beans are harmful to humans and pets if eaten raw
Scent

Delicate scented flowers