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Purple Flash (Capsicum annuum (Longum) (Chilli pepper))

Purple Flash
Capsicum: Annuum
Origin: USA
Scoville units: 20,000-50,000
Blossom end shape: round
Fruit position and shape: erect
Fruit size and color: marble size, black > red,
Calyx shape: toothless
Flower: erect, stellate, small
Petals/Spots: purple/no
Filament color: white
Anther color: blue
Habit: bush
Stem: smooth
Leaves: green, medium, glabrous
Germ. Time: 1 wk > 2 mo.
Maturity: 90 days
Plant height: 12-18"
Taste: .
UsesĀ· ornamental
This unique plant has almost-black leaves with "flashes" of bright purple, and a "shrubby" growth habit topped with small, round, glossy black fruit. The compact, mounded plants add drama and beauty through even the toughest conditions. Registered or introduced: 2008.

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