55-95 days. Striking colors make this dried bean an intriguing variety. Its versatility and superiority in the kitchen make it a gardeners’ “must-have”. This productive bean produces well in a broad range of conditions. It can be harvested as a snap bean before the seeds swell, as a shell bean or, dry and produce gold and maroon beans. The dried beans are prized for their creamy texture and skins that dissolve with cooking.