Count Dracula pepper

Count Dracula Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Count Dracula peppers? Some chili peppers do colorful against the grain. That’s the story for the Count Dracula pepper. It doesn’t do the bright greens, oranges, and yellows of many popular ornamental peppers. Instead, it sets a darkly dramatic, Gothic scene of blacks, …

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Pretty In Purple Pepper

Pretty In Purple Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Pretty in Purple peppers? With its eye-catching purplish hue, the Pretty in Purple pepper is a top choice for those seeking a colorful ornamental chili. Its pods shine with a purple hue – like there’s an inner purple brightness to the fruits. While …

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Black Cuban pepper

Black Cuban Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Black Cuban peppers? Color is a whole plant affair with the Black Cuban pepper. It’s not only the fruits that take on stunning dark hues, it’s the leaves and stems too. This dark detail makes for one stunning and dramatic ornamental pepper. And …

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Inca Red Drop pepper

Inca Red Drop Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Inca Red Drop peppers? With its tiny profile and tear-drop shape, the Inca Red Drop cuts quite the profile in the garden as an ornamental pepper. But unlike many ornamentals, the Inca Red Drop provides delicious flavor too – a fruitiness akin to …

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Little Elf pepper

Little Elf Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Little Elf peppers? If you love holiday colors – festive reds, greens, and more – the Little Elf pepper will bring a lot of joy to your space. It’s among the most colorful ornamental peppers – those reds and greens are peppered with …

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Calico pepper

Calico Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Calico peppers? The Calico pepper is full of beautiful fruits, there’s no doubt. Their black and red cone-like pods are reminiscent (in terms of color) the dramatically beautiful Black Pearl. But it’s the foliage that really steals the scene here. The green leaves …

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sangria pepper

Sangria Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Sangria peppers? Talk about a blast of color. The Sangria pepper is confetti-like in the garden – a world of whites, yellows, oranges, reds, and purples, all on the same plant. It’s one of the more festive ornamental peppers you’ll come across and …

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Royal Black pepper

Royal Black Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Royal Black peppers? The Royal Black pepper may be small (pequin-like in fact), but its looks is one that’ll certainly grab your attention. Its tiny purplish-black fruits are nestled among greenish-black leaves, and as they age those pods pop a crimson red. Among …

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filius blue pepper

Filius Blue Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Filius Blue peppers? Shades of blue are one of the least common color schemes of pepper plants. The Filius Blue, therefore, stands out among ornamental peppers, with its tiny chilies taking on deep dark indigo blue and purplish hues. It’s a compact chili …

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Explosive Ember pepper

Explosive Ember Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Explosive Ember peppers? Ornamental peppers come in many colors, often brightening up landscaping like Christmas lights, but few have the sense of drama of the Explosive Ember pepper. It’s a bold look – pods in shades of jewel-tone purple and red against dark …

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