Help IDing?

david883(5/6)August 6, 2014

Sorry - the picture isn't very clear. I saw these little ones on a garden walk the other day and I loved just the look of them. On the same plant there were multicolored peppers from yellow, to orange, to red, to purple. I know it could just be different stages of ripeness of the peppers but I had to ask. They were growing in a vegetable garden so I'm inclined to think they aren't just ornamentals of some sort. Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks again!

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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

I have one called "sangria". It is a miniature plant. I over wintered it and now it is loaded with pod.
Start with purple pods Then turn red.

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 8:24AM
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DMForcier(8 DFW)

Yes, the colors are different stages of ripening. They go green purple yellow orange red. The ornamental Numex Twilight has this characteristic, and, assuming that the top yellow thing is a leaf and not a pod, the pod shape looks right for Twilight.

Dennis

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 11:39AM
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david883(5/6)

Looks just like Twilight Numex! Thanks, Dennis! I might look into growing some of these just for their looks alone :)

seysonn - those are amazing! I love the purple color. How do they taste!?

    Bookmark   August 6, 2014 at 8:24PM
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seysonn(8a WA/HZ 1)

David.

I have also NuMex. They have similar colors as sangria. But Sangria has no heat but NMTL is hot hot.

    Bookmark   August 7, 2014 at 5:28AM
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