The Q&A Archives: Source for Hyacinth Bean (Dolichos Lablab)

Question: The past fall I saw a vine called a Hyacinth bean growing in Arkansas. The bean resembled a butterbean but was deep purple. Does Burpee have these seeds availabe and can the be ordered via phone? Nancy Isonhood Canton, MS

Answer: Burpee does sell Hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab) on page 39 of their 1997 catalog. Call them at 1-800-888-1447 to order.

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