Phaseolus coccineus

Scarlet Runner Bean, Case Knife Bean, Dutch Runner Bean, Seven Year Bean

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Annual, perennial, vine
USDA Hardiness range n/a
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Mid Summer to Mid Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Arbor, screen, specimen
Height 10' to 12' / 3.00m to 3.60m
Spread 24" to 36" / 60cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Evergreen, broadleaf
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Green, tan
Soil pH requirements Neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Irregular or sprawling, spreading or horizontal