If you have a dog, like Tricia does, you may already have a clue about which flowers in your garden are edible—from watching your canine snack on the blossoms.
A more reliable way of knowing which flowers to eat—and which are poisonous—is to bookmark this article with our list of edible flowers, garnered from university-research sources at Colorado State and North Carolina State.
Feeling floral? Let’s walk into the garden and see what we can pick and eat.
Vegetables with Edible Flowers
Okra (we recommend our Burgundy Okra)
Scarlet Runner Bean
Herbs with Edible Flowers
Trees and Shrubs with Edible Flowers
Ornamental Plants with Edible Flowers
Anise hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)
English Daisy (Bellis perennis)
Want more edible flowers in your garden?
Try our favorites, from our exclusive Garnish With Style gift seed tin of 10 edible flower seed packs.
For more information about edible flowers watch our videos about choosing and using edible flowers, raising and using organic roses, and see our interview with edible flower expert Teresa O’Connor.
We have articles on how to eat and drink your organic roses, and about edible flowers with red-white-and-blue themes (Memorial Day and Fourth of July).
Enjoy your organically grown, edible flowers—in your garden, in your vase, and on your plate!