Plant Type: Annuals
'Black Pearl' has deep purple, almost black leaves and fruits. The leaves will start out green, but once they hit the sun the color quickly deepens. The small black fruits, resembling black pearls, give the plant its name. Fruits mature to a dark red color. 'Black Pearl' make an excellent focal point in a container garden.
Ornamental peppers is the term given to pepper plants that are extremely attractive in the garden, but too hot for most peoples taste. Many have been bred recently for their appearance alone. Peppers are heat and sun lovers, so they can provide some color in the garden when other flowers are struggling.
Growing & Maintenance Tips:
Foliage ColorGreen turning purple/black
Plant Spread12-16 in.
Plant Height14-18 in.
Soil MoistureAverage water needs
Characteristics & Attributes
Mixed container, Garden, Heat tolerant, Attractive foliage
Bloom TimeGrown for its attractive foliage