Al-Kāfi - Volume 5 > Choosing a Wife
Hadith #4

4- وَبِإِسْنَادِهِ قَالَ قَامَ رَسُولُ اللهِ (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) خَطِيباً فَقَالَ أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِيَّاكُمْ وَخَضْرَاءَ الدِّمَنِ قِيلَ يَا رَسُولَ اللهِ وَمَا خَضْرَاءُ الدِّمَنِ قَالَ الْمَرْأَةُ الْحَسْنَاءُ فِي مَنْبِتِ السَّوْءِ.

4. Through the same chain of narrators as that of the previous Hadith the following is narrated: “The Messenger of Allah, O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, one day stood up to give a speech and said, ‘O people, I warn you against Khadra’ al-Deman (a green plant that grows on the dump-site).’ It was asked, ‘What is Khadra’ al- Deman O Messenger of Allah?’ He (the Messenger of Allah) replied, ‘It is the good looking women who have grown in a wicked environment.’”