Squash Zucchini Blossoms


Chive Blossoms


Pineapple Sage





This is a list of edible flowers.

Scientific name Flavor Color Common name
Abelmoschus esculentus Vegetal Medium-yellow Okra
Allium schoenoprasum Onion Lavender-pink Chives
Althaea Vegetal White, pink, red Marshmallow plant
Anethum graveolens Herbal Yellowish-green Dill
Antirrhinum majus Bitter Wide range Snapdragon
Anthriscus cerefolium Herbal White Chervil
Asparagus officinalis Vegetal Green Asparagus
Bellis perennis Mildly bitter White Daisy
Borago officinalis Anise Lilac Starflower[1]
Brassica oleracea Spicy Green Cabbage, etc.
Calendula officinalis Slightly bitter Yellow, orange Marigold
Centaurea cyanus Vegetal White, pink, blue Cornflower
Chrysanthemum Strong Wide range Chrysanthemum
Cichorium intybus Herbal Blue Chicory
Cucurbita pepo Vegetal Yellow Squash, etc.[2]
Cymbopetalum costaricense[3][4] Spicy White
Cymbopetalum penduliflorum Spicy White Sacred earflower[3][4]
Dianthus Sweet clove Wide range Carnation
Eruca sativa Spicy White Arugula
Foeniculum vulgare Mildly anise Yellow-green Fennel
Galium odoratum Sweet, nutty, vanilla White Woodruff, etc.
Helianthus annuus Varies Yellow Sunflower
Hemerocallis Vegetal, sweet Wide range Daylily[5]
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Cranberry-like Rose, red Chinese hibiscus
Lavandula Sweet, perfumed Lavender Lavender, etc.
Levisticum officinale Celery White Lovage
Lonicera japonica Sweet White to pale yellow Japanese honeysuckle
Malus Floral White to pink Apple, etc.
Matricaria recutita Sweet apple White Camomile
Mentha Minty Purple Mint, etc.
Monarda didyma Minty, sweet, hot Wide range Bergamot, etc.
Ocimum basilicum Herbal White, lavender Basil
Passiflora Vegetal Purple Passion flower
Pelargonium Varies Wide range Geranium
Phaseolus vulgaris Vegetal Purple Common bean
Phalaenopsis Watery Varies Moth Orchid
Rosa Perfumed Wide range Rose
Rosmarinus officinalis Herbal Blue Rosemary
Salvia elegans Sweet, fruity Red Pineapple sage
Salvia officinalis Herbal Purple-blue Common sage
Sambucus canadensis Sweet White American elderberry
Syringa vulgaris Varies Lavender Lilac
Tagetes patula Bitter Yellow, orange French marigold
Tagetes tenuifolia Spicy, herbal Yellow French marigold
Taraxacum officinale Sweet, honey-like Yellow Common dandelion
Thymus Herbal White Thyme
Tilia Honey-like White Linden, etc.
Trifolium pratense Sweet Red Red clover
Tropaeolum majus Spicy, peppery Wide range Indian cress, etc.
Tulipa Vegetal Wide range Tulip
Viola odorata Sweet, perfumed Purple, white Common violet
Viola tricolor Wintergreen Purple and yellow Heart’s ease, etc.
Viola × wittrockiana Vegetal Wide range Pansy

Orange Chili Nasturtium Compound Butter

Edible Flowers

full shares csa edible micro green flowers



Cooking with Flowers: Compound Flower Butter

For edible flowers, consider Rose of Sharon. A long time garden favorite, Hibiscus syriacus is a medium to large-sized shrub or small tree that produces masses of single or double flowering blooms in a variety of colors; white, pink, red, purple, blue. Blossoms appear in late summer and have a nutty flavor to them.