Data specific to Peppers (Edit)
General Type: Ornamental
Pepper Shape: Round
Fruit Ripening Color Sequence: Other: Black

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 18 inches
Plant Spread: 18 to 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Green, Purple and White
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 5 to 7
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Texas Superstar®

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  • Ornamental Pepper

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Location: Beautiful Tennessee, my garden
Date: 2018-09-27
Location: Kinshasa
Date: 2021-10-10

Courtesy Outsidepride
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Location: United States Botanical Garden | November 2022
Date: 2022-11-26

Plant to the left
Location: Potomac MD
Date: 2018-07-07
Location: Zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2014-01-30
Purple Flash This unique plant has almost-black leaves with "flas
Location: backyard 
Date: 2016-06-06
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2014-08-17
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
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Location: Beautiful Tennessee 
Date: Sept. 28, 2014
beautiful dark fruit and leaves
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-08-09
Tiny round peppers first turn purple than red in
Location: Plano, TX
Date: 2015-07-18
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
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Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2014-08-17
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2014-08-17
Location: Tellys Greenhouse, Troy, MI
Date: 2014-08-17
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: AgriLife North Farm, Overton, TX
Date: 2014-06-26
Location: Lincoln NE zone 5
Date: 2014-06-26
Lavender blooms are small, but showy.
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