The word mirasol in Spanish means looking at the sun.. The chile produces clusters of 3 - 4 inch long erect fruit point to the sun.
Used as an ornamental on wreaths, fresh and a ground powder in cooking.
This hot heirloom chili is from Thailand and they are used in almost every dish in old Siam. Small pointed fruit are easy to dry and bright red in color. Use in stir fries, soups or in any dish you want to heat up.