Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Strophostyles helvola, Trailing Fuzzy Bean

Common Name: Trailing Fuzzy Bean

Family: Papilionaceae

Genus: Strophostyles

Species: helvola

Life Cycle

Sun Exposure
Full Sun
Part Sun/ Part Shade

Plant Height
4 -6 feet
6 - 8 feet
8 - 10 feet

Plant Form


Bloom Form
Level with Foliage

Flower Color
Pale Yellow
Lt. Pink

(Image by poisondartfrog)
"Trailing Fuzzy Bean"
[ Comment ]

Posted by poisondartfrog on Dec 26, 2011 11:58 AM CST:
I regreted planting this delicately colored vine in the "hot" garden. It has black mature bean pods that provide nice contrast, but the flowers would look better to me with more subdued companions. The plants don't much care what I think. It is back every year, right where it started.

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