Ornamental Pepper - Horticulture

Ornamental Pepper

A showstopper. Against the pure black leaves are light purple flowers, followed by iridescent purple peppers that change to shiny black and ripen to bright red...
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Plant name: Ornamental Pepper



Botanical name:
Capsicum ‘Black Pearl’



Suggested by:
Barbara Melera, D. Landreth Seed Company (www.landrethseeds.com)



Virtues:
A showstopper. Against the pure black leaves are light purple flowers, followed by iridescent purple peppers that change to shiny black and ripen to bright red.



Flower:
Clusters of 5 to 7 light purple 1-inch flowers.



Foliage:
Pure black leaves.



Habit:
Bushy, 2 to 3 feet tall and wide.



Season:
Summer to frost.

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