Editable flowers ~Common Name/Botanical Part 2

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  • 1Fennel( Foeniculum vulgare )
    Tastes like: sweet, licorice flavor.
  • 2Fuchsia (Fuchsia X hybrida)
    Tastes like: slightly acidic
  • 3Gardenia (Gardenia jasminoides)
    Tastes like: light, sweet flavor
  • 4Gladiolus* (Gladiolus spp)
    Tastes like: similar to lettuce
  • 5Hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis )
    Tastes like: slightly acidic, boiled makes a nice beverage
  • 6Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
    Tastes like: very bland, nondescript flavor
  • 7Honeysuckle: (Japanese Lonicera)
    japonica Berries are highly poisonous. Do not eat them!
  • 8Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
    Should be avoided by pregnant women and by those with hypertension and epilepsy.
  • 9Impatiens (Impatiens wallerana)
    Tastes like: very bland, nondescript flavor
  • 10Jasmine: (Arabian Jasminum sambac)
    Tastes like: delicate sweet flavor, used for teas.
  • 11Johnny-Jump-Up (Viola tricolor)
    Contains saponins and may be toxic in large amounts. Tastes like: sweet to bland flavor
  • 12Lavender (Lavendula species)
    Lavender oil may be poisonous. . Tastes like: floral, slightly perfumed flavor
  • 13Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
    Tastes like: lemony, floral, pungent
  • 14Mallow:( Common Malva sylrestris)
    Tastes like: sweet, delicate flavor
  • 15Marigold: (Signet Tagetes tenuifolia) (aka T. signata)
    Tastes like: spicy to bitter
  • 16Marjoram (Origanum majorana)

  • 17Mint (Mentha species)
    spice .
  • 18Mustard( Brassica species)
    Eating in large amounts may cause red skin blotches.
  • 19Nasturium (Tropaeolum majus)
    Buds are often pickled and used like capers. Tastes like: sweet, mildly pungent, peppery flavor
  • 20Okra (Abelmoschus aesculentus)
  • 21Hibiscus (esculentus)
    Tastes like: similar to squash blossoms
  • 22Pansy (Viola X wittrockian)
    a Tastes like: very mild sweet to tart flavor
  • 23Pea (Pisum species)
    Flowering ornamental sweet peas are poisonous.
  • 24Birdseye Primrose (P. farinosa)
    causes contact dermatitis. Tastes like: bland to sweet flavor
  • 25Radish (Raphanus sativus)
    Tastes like: milder, sweeter version of the more familiar radish heat
  • 26Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
    Tastes like: mildly sweet
  • 27Rose (Rosa rugosa or R. gallica officinalis )
    Tastes like: sweet, aromatic flavor, stronger fragrance produces a stronger flavor. Be sure to remove the bitter white portion of the petals.
    Rose hips are also edible )
  • 28Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
    Tastes like: pine-like, sweet, savory
  • 29Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus)
    Tastes like: nectar, bean-like
  • 30Sage (Salvia officinalis)
    Sage should not be eaten in large amounts over a long period of time. Tastes like: varies by type.
  • 31Savory: (Summer Satureja hortensis)
  • 32Scented Geranium (Pelargonium species) Citronella variety may not be edible. Tastes like: varies with differing varieties from lemon to mint.
  • 33Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus)
    Tastes like: bland to bitter flavor
  • 34Society Garlic( Tulbaghia violacea)
    Tastes like: a very mild garlic flavor
  • 35Squash Blossom( Cucurbita pepo species) (aka Zucchini Blossom)
    Tastes like: sweet, nectar flavor.
  • 36Sunflower*( Helianthus annus )
    Tastes like: leafy, slightly bitter. Lightly steam petals to lessen bitterness. Unopened flower buds can be steamed like artichokes.
  • 37Thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
    Tastes like: lemon, adds a nice light scent.
  • 38Tuberous Begonia (Begonia X tuberosa)
    ONLY Hybrids’ are edible. The flowers and stems contain oxalic acid and should not be consumed by individuals suffering from gout, kidney stones, or rheumatism. Further, the flower should be eaten in strick moderation. Tastes like: crisp, sour, lemony
  • 39Violet (Viola species)
    Tastes like: sweet, nectar
  • 40Yucca (Yucca species)
    Only the petals are edible. Other parts contain saponin, which is poisonous. Large amounts may be harmful. Tastes like: crunchy, fresh flavor

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