The plant flowers with light-pink blossoms, then produces green pods 4 inches (10 cm) long x 2/3 inch (1.5 cm) wide.
Ireland Creek Annie Beans are good as a shelling bean or a dried bean.
When dried, the beans are a golden-tan colour.
Ireland Creek Annie Beans when simmered produce a thick stock.
Ireland Creek Annie Beans reputedly arrived from England in the 1920s.
The first known place of cultivation was a farm called “Ireland Creek Farm” in British Columbia, Canada in the 1930s.