Edible & Non-Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Anise Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)
Apple (Malus spp.)
Artichoke (Cynara cardunculus)
Arugula (Eruca vesicaria)
Bachelor button (Centaurea cyanus)
Basil (Ocimum basilicum, O. spp.)
Bee Balm (Monarda didyma, M. spp.)
Borage (Borago officinalis)
Brassicas (Brassica spp.)
Broccoli (Brassica spp.)
Burnet (Pimpinella saxifraga)
Calendula (Calendula officinalis)
Cauliflower (Brassica spp.)
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium)
Chicory (Cichorium intybus)
Chives (Allium schoenoprasum, A. tuberosum)
Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum x morifolium, C. coronarium)
Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum)
Citrus blossoms (Citrus limon, C. sinensis)
Clover, red (Trifolium pratense)
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Cress (Lepidium sativum)
Dahlia (Dahlia spp.)
Daisy, English (Bellis perennis)
Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Daylily (Hemerocallis fulva)
Dianthus (Dianthus caryophyllus)
Dill (Anethum graveolens)
Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)
Elderberry (Sambucus caerulea, S. canadensis)
English daisy (Bellis perennis)
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)
Fuchsia (Fuchsia hybrid)
Garlic mustard (Allaria petiolata)
Garlic chives (Allium tuberosum)
Geranium, scented (Pelargonium spp.)
Gladiolus (Gladiolus spp.)
Grape Hyacinth (Muscari atlanticum, M. botryoides)
Herbs, all culinary herb flowers
Hibiscus (Hibiscus spp.)
Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)
Horehound, white (Marrubium vulgare)
Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)
Hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis)
Jasmine (Jasminium grandiflorum)
Jewelweed (Impatiens carpense)
Johnny Jump Up (Viola tricolor)
Kale (Brassica spp.)
Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia, L. x intermedia)
Lemon (Citrus limonum)
Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
Lemon Verbena (Lippia citriodora)
Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)
Lily (Lilium auratum)
Linden tree (Tilia spp.)
Lovage (Levisticum officinale)
Maple (Acer macrophyllum and Acer rubrum)
Marigold (Tagetes erecta, T. tenuifolia), including Signet Marigold
Marjoram/Oregano (Origanum majorana, O. x majoricum, O. spp.)
Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)
Mint (Mentha spp.)
Mitsuba (Cryptotaenia japonica)
Monarda (Monarda spp.)
Mustard (Brassica spp.)
Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus)
Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)
Onion flower (Allium spp.)
Orange (Citrus sinensis)
Oregano (Origanum vulgare)
Pak Choi (Brassica spp.)
Pansy (Viola x wittrockiana)
Passionflower (Passiflora spp.)
Peas, garden (Pisum sativum) (not sweet peas which is Lathyrus odoratus)
Pineapple Sage (Salvia elegans)
Pinks (Dianthus spp.)
Plum (Prunus spp.)
Primrose (Primula vulgaris)
Radish (Raphanus raphanistrum)
Redbud (Cercis spp.)
Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
Rocket (Eruca vesicaria, E. sativa)
Rose (Rosa spp.)
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)
Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa)
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus) (Scarlet Runner Bean)
Sage (Salvia officinalis or any Salvia)
Savory, Summer or Winter (Satureia hortensis, S. montana)
Scarlet runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus)
Scented Geraniums (Pelargonium spp.)
Shungiku (Chrysanthemum coronarium)
Signet Marigold (Tagetes)
Strawberry (Fragaria)
Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata)
Sweet woodruff (Galium odoratum)
Squash Blossoms (Cucurbita spp.)
Thyme (Thymus spp.)
Tuberous begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida)
Tulip (Tulipa spp.)
Vegetables, all except tomato, potato, eggplant, peppers and asparagus
Violet, Pansy, Johnny-jump-up (Viola odorata, V. x wittrockiana, V. tricolor)
Winter savory (Satureia)
Woodruff (Galium odoratum)
Yucca (Yucca filamentosa)

Non-Edible Flowers

Aconite (monkshood)  (Aconitum spp.)
Anemone (windflower)  (Anemone spp.)
Anthurium  (Anthurium spp.)
Asparagus
Azalea  (Rhododendron spp.)
Boxwood  (Buxus spp.)
Burning bush  (Euonymus alatus and spp.)
Buttercup  (Ranunculus spp.)
Butterfly weed  (Asclepias spp.)
Caladium  (Caladium x hortulanum)
Calla lily  (Calla or Zantedeschia spp.)
Christmas rose  (Helleborus spp.)
Clematis  (Clematis spp.)
Cosmos  (Cosmos bipinnatus and C. sulphureus)
Daffodil  (Narcissus spp.)
Delphinium (Larkspur)  (Delphinium elatum, D. consolida and spp.)
Eggplant
Elephant ears  (Colocasia esculenta and Alocasia spp.)
Four o’clocks  (Mirabilis jalapa)
Foxglove  (Digitalis purpurea)
Hyacinth  (Hyacinthus spp.)
Hydrangea  (Hydrangea spp.)
Iris  (Iris versicolor and spp.)
Ivy  (Hedera helix and spp.)
Jack in the pulpit  (Arisaema triphyllum)
Lantana  (Lantana camara)
Lily of the valley  (Convalaria majus)
Lobelia  (Lobelia erinus)
Morning glory  (Ipomea purpurea and spp.)
Mountain Laurel  (Kalmia latifolia)
Oleander  (Nerium oleander)
Pepper
Periwinkle  (Vinca major, V. major and spp.)
Potato  (Solanum tuberosum)
Privet  (Ligustrum spp.)
Rhododendron  (Rhododendron spp.)
Star of Bethlehem  (Ornithogalum umbellatum)
Sweet Pea  (Lathryus spp.)
Tomato
Wisteria  (Wisteria spp.)

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Created by Peggy Riccio, pegplant.com, 2020

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