scarlet runner

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scarlet runner:

see beanbean,
name applied to the seeds of leguminous trees and shrubs and to various leguminous plants of the family Leguminosae (pulse family) with edible seeds or seed pods (legumes). The genera and species encompassed by the term bean are many and variable.
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I could see in her eyes the wonder as she told me about this lady and that, who liked these beans over those, or who had stories to tell about her experiences with scarlet runners or another variety she had tried when she too had a garden of her own.
"The scarlet red is traditional and reflects our first nickname, The Scarlet Runners, and our three Championship stars stand out brightly as they are embroidered in white."
Town wore that colour in their first season and as a change strip in the Twenties and Thirties, when they became known as the 'Scarlet Runners'.
In the garden, scarlet runners are so good-looking that many people think of them as ornamental plants.
How could anything with names such as "eye of the goat," "scarlet runner" and "Christmas lima" be dull?