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 pepper plant, as suitable in a garden hedge as it is in containers. And its heat? Well, the Filius Blue has bite, with cayenne pepper level heat, that’s great for spicy salsas and sauces.
Scoville heat units (SHU): 30,000 – 50,000 SHU
Median heat: 40,000 SHU