Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers Seed

Cooking and garnishing with flowers is more popular than ever! Today, many restaurant chefs and innovative home cooks garnish their entrees with flower blossoms for a touch of elegance. Try your hand at growing these edible flowers in your garden.

Cow Horn Okra is one of the best flavored okras around that is great for pickling or gumbo! This variety produces larger pods than most okra and should be harvested young and tender. The best time to harvest Cow Horn is at 6," but it can remain spineless, crunchy and tender up to 10" long. This old heirloom okra dates all the way back to the early 1900's. The twisted shape of this variety somewhat resembles the horns of a cow, getting its name, Cow Horn. Use shorter more tender pods for pickling or longer pods for tasty gumbo! The flowers on Cow Horn will start to appear within 45 days with okra pods soon to follow.

The Magnus Echinacea is a favored coneflower that produces large, ultra-colorful, bright pink blooms that are sure to stand out! This zinnia differs from other varieties as its giant 4-6 inches long petals stick straight out versus bent-back. These delightful giants begin to bloom in the late spring and will last until fall! Enjoy Magnus in a sunny bed, border or as a statement cut flower in an arrangement.

The Pacific Beauty Mix Calendula is a beautiful golden yellow and orange pot marigold that makes for excellent cut flowers. This Calendula variety is a customer favorites for brightening up a room in a vase or lending beauty to many dishes as edible flowers. This annual prefers cooler climates that look great in different containers and pots. The Pacific Beauty Mix's peak blooms occur in spring through summer.

The Crackerjack Marigold is a festive flowing plant that produces huge, bushy blooms of carnation-like flowers on tall stems. This variety blooms yellow, gold and orange that adds a beautiful pop of color to any garden!

Wild Thyme has a wonder fragrance and beautiful bloom that does well in most gardens. Spreads easily on its own and does well in drought tolerant locations. Forms a dense mat that create an excellent ground-cover. Plants are 6-12 inches tall, and the lavender flowers appear just above the foliage. As with many species in the mint family, the flowers of Wild Thyme are very attractive to honey bees and wild bees. Also know as lemon thyme, larger thyme, and broad-leaf thyme.

The Balls Orange Calendula is an old-fashioned variety that has a large, fully double, orange blossoms that are perfect for cutting. This variety grows to be 24 inches tall and produces beautiful edible flower petals. The Balls Orange is suitable for cutting, beds and borders, and the pollinator garden.

The Nasturtium Tom Thumb Mix is a dwarf variety that produces single flowers that are held above the foliage to show off its vibrant colors. This mix blooms a combination of gold, orange, red and yellow. These Nasturtium flowers are edible and have a tangy, peppery taste. You can add them to salads, stuff with a cream cheese filling or use to make a colorful garnish. Bumble bees will love the Tom Thumb Mix as much as you will!

The Nasturtium Single Mix is a vibrant mix of lovely shades of red, orange and yellow flowers that are sure to grab your attention! This mix is a beautiful annual that blooms its 2-3 inch blossoms from June until first frost. Its leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible, with the leaves having a peppery flavor which makes a great addition to your salads. The seeds were actually used as a pepper substitute during WWII, or you can pickle the seeds when they are still green.

The Nasturtium Dwarf Jewel Mix is a very beautiful and vibrant mix that produces cherry rose, golden, peach melba and primrose flowers that stand out! Nasturtiums are edible, making these peppery petals beautiful additions to any dish. The Dwarf Jewel Mix will flower most freely in full sun and poor dryish soils.

The Edible Flower Blend is an annual and perennial mixture of an array of colorful and tasty edible flowers that are perfect to grow in your backyard. The wildflowers in this mix have a tangy, spicy, peppery, sweet floral, licorice or minty flavor. This mix should be planted at 13-26 pounds per acre or 10 ounces per 1,000 sq.ft.

The Panorama Bee Balm is a great cutting plant for center pieces. This beautiful flower blooms from July to August on 3' foot plants. This bee balm prefers full sun or afternoon shade.

The Italian Cocozelle is a bush type of squash plant that produces high yields of the long, tender, dark green fruits. This Italian zucchini is very flavorful and tender and a favorite that is now available in organic seeds. This variety is best when harvested at 12" long or smaller. The Cocozelle is excellent for slicing, frying, and steaming and is also a good freezing and canning variety. Pick often when the squash is young to prolong harvest. Harvesting zucchini when it is young and tender offers the best flavor and eating quality. See the second picture for what the inside should look like when harvested. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. Packed with tiny blooms on burgundy stems, this fragrant perennial is great for cutting. Quick growing with a great mint aroma.

The Panorama Red is a great cutting plant for center pieces. Produce vibrant red blooms from July to August on 3' foot plants.

This is an excellent okra plant for tight spaces. French Quarter Pink does well in containers and smaller gardens. Produces attractive, compact plants that only reach 24-30 inches tall. Yields 3-5 pods at a time when harvested regularly. Harvest pods at 3-4" in size and use for grilling, stir-fry or jambalaya.

Rainbow Fiesta Okra is such a fun okra to grow! This festive, beautifully colored blend consists of red, orange, white, and green okra varieties. The Rainbow Okra is a colorful addition to the dinner table.

The Purple Echinacea is a coneflower that is a sturdy perennial that is native to the Midwest, Southeast and naturalized throughout the Northeast. One of the most popular wildflowers, the Purple Coneflower can withstand dry conditions, though it performs best in cooler seasons, without irrigation. This variety readily reseeds itself.

Borage is a mounded plant that produces beautiful blue flowers that are great for using as a garnish for different dishes or drinks. This large variety is a self seeding annual that bears hundreds of small edible flowers, mostly blue and some pink, over a long harvest. Borage has a mild cucumber flavor that is great for salads and garnishes. Medicinal: Seed oil is a rich source of gamma-linolenic acid.