Our hardiest lima bean variety with beautiful dark maroon-red seeds. The plants are heat- and drought-resistant plants and produces medium-sized limas on. This variety is reported to be of Native American origin before 1868, and introduced in 1990 by Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. This variety still exhibits a wild trait: a few pods spring open (shatter) when the pods are completely dry. 2-4 beans per pod. Small packet has about 50 seeds. 85 days. Phaseolus lunatus.Family: Legumes.