The beans from my friend's garden were a mixture of green and purple. They were gorgeous. The night I got home I decided to steam some up to go with dinner. I popped them in the steamer, let them cook for a couple of minutes and then lifted the lid and low and behold they were all green!!! I couldn't believe it. I actually did a second batch just to see if it would happen again and it did. It was so much fun! So, if you have kids or are like me and are a big kid at heart, grab some of these the next time you see them...they'll provide you with some serious meal entertainment.