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September 24, 2012

I recently went to the U.S. National Arboretum and enjoyed the diverse collection of plants, from old bonsai trees to . In the herb garden, there was a section for pepper plants, and I was impressed by the variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. I’m not a big fan of spicy foods, but these were neat plants.

Chinese Five Color peppersChinese Five Color

Tabasco peppersTabasco

Criolla Sella and Habanero Mustard peppersleft: Criolla Sella; right: Habanero Mustard

Black Pearl peppersBlack Pearl

Orange Thai peppersOrange Thai

Royal Black peppersRoyal Black

Portugal and Peruvian Purple peppersleft: Portugal; right: Peruvian Purple

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  1. September 24, 2012 7:28 pm

    Haven’t seen such a variety of peppers before…thanks for the photos.

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