|Zone:||Not hardy; grow as an annual|
General: Colorful vegetable with brightly colored stems of red, yellow, gold, purple and pink. Wonderful, colorful addition to salads. Easily grown in any well-drained garden soil in full sun.
Culinary Uses: Bright Lights Chard can be substituted for spinach in most recipes, while the stems work well in recipes calling for asparagus. Use raw in salads and cook lightly to maintain the color. It adds color, variety, and excitement to every day dishes.
Ornamental Uses: Lightly savoyed, green or bronze leaves with stems of gold, pink, orange, purple, red, and white with bright and pastel variations.