This is Solanum ovigerum, also known as Ornamental Eggplant, and Easter Egg Plant. This annual likes to live in sun to partial shade, where it grows up to 18 inches tall. Blooming in the middle of spring this plant blossoms violet, and lavender. This plant is grown as an ornamental plant for its beauty. The fruit can be eaten fried and also is commonly used in stir fry. This annual plant can be grown in all USDA Hardiness Zones.