75+ Seeds. These beautiful thick-walled peppers add great color to salads, fried dishes, and chili. Unlike most peppers, which start out green, Purple Bauty are purple from the outset, adding color to your garden much earlier in the season. Compact plants produce 3 to 4-lobe peppers averaging 3 ½" by 3 ½" in size. Purple Beauty are difficult to germinate, and generally require heat. Open-Pollinated, 72 days.