Edible Flowers for you garden and your salad!

With Summer fast approaching it’s time to start planting!

Thanks to our friends at greenmoxie.com for these wonderful edible flowers that you can include in your garden, salads, teas and garnishes for that extra aesthetic appeal and flavors.

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Angelica
Great for that licorice flavor. This flower ranges from rose to lavender.

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Chrysanthemum (mums)
For that extra peppery spice you can eat the petals in your food.

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Bachelor’s Button
This blue beauty can be bitter so make sure to only eat the petals.

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Fuchsia
Aesthetically pleasing for your garden and delicious for tea time.

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Borage
“This easy-to-grow herb has many uses; brew the furry leaves in a tea to knit broken bones or add the flowers to your food – they taste like cucumber!” -greenmoxie.com

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Gladiolus

The petals are great for garnishes.

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Carnations
The petals are a great add to your salads!

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Hibiscus
These tart flavored petals taste like cranberries, great for salads and tea.

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Chamomile
This darling little flower is great for brewing tea or simply pick the petals to eat on the go.

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Jasmine
Great for tea!

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Nasturtium
“These are one of the most popular edible flowers and it’s understandable as their peppery flavor is a great addition to salads. You can use the flowers as a garnish too or add the leaves into your greens.” – greenmoxie.com

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Pansy
Comes in a variety colors for your garden and you can eat the whole flower.

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Rose
Great for mix drinks and salads!

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Johnny Jump Up
“These are beautiful and come in a variety of colors from deep purple to yellow. They have a minty flavor and can be added to salads and drinks or used as a garnish.” – greenmoxie.com

Thanks Nikki Fotheringham at greenmoxie.com for these wonderful easy-to-grow edible flowers! We can’t wait to try them here at Community Seeds!