Edible Flowers

Only eat flowers you are 100% sure of

avoid anything growing on the road side etc that may have been sprayed

dont eat flowers from a florest

dont eat in excess

remove pistils and stamens before eating

Some plants have edible flowers but the rest of the plant is poisonious (elderberry, honeysuckle)

Courgette flowers can be eaten stuffed with ricotta cheese and basil or as fritters

 

Spring:

Borage

Primrose

chives

rosemary

citrus

Danelion

Apple blossom

Radish

rocket

brassica

nasturium

jasmin

chervil

calendula

violet

ciola

pansy

 

Summer

Rose

Bergamot

hollyhock

daylily

zucchini

pineapple sage

scented geranium

rosemary

thyme

sage

Queen Anne’s Lace

cornflower

dandelion

dill fuschia

fennel

lavender

marjorum

chicory

red clover

calendula

brassica

rocket

pansy

 

Autumn

Nasturtium

calendula

brassica

lemon verbena

mint