5 Edible Flowers ...


I love being able to grow flowers that not only look good, but that are edible as well. I’ve listed 5 edible flowers below so you can grow some of these tasty flowers in your own garden. Many of these look great in a window box, which would also make them more accessible when you want to add a few to a dinner salad or entrée.

5. Violet

Violets are not only edible, but they are also filled with medicinal constituents. A half cup of violet leaves have as much vitamin C as 3 whole oranges. Elegant violet blossoms have adorned many wedding cakes. The blooms are said to have a mild pea flavor. The most commonly used variety is the Sweet Violet.

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