Plants have stunning, nectar rich crimson flowers that develop into short, upright pods of tender beans. Bees flock to it and it also attracts Sphinx moths! Since it’s prettier than most broad bean varieties, it’s an ideal choice for growing in small gardens and ornamental borders. It is a nitrogen fixer that likes moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Plant in March for May flower and harvest, or in Fall for overwintering cover crop.