Top 10 Edible Flowers to Grow in Your Yard or Garden

By: Julie Day

Hibiscus flower

Edible Flower #6: Hibiscus

One of the easiest and most impressive edible flowers, hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) has a wonderful fruity flavor and color that's just perfect for a nice pitcher of iced tea.

Steep a spoonful of chopped petals in a cup of water, then add to your favorite tea, punch, or sangria. Or, for a creative appetizer, try serving California rolls (rice, avocado, and crab meat) piled on a bite-sized hibiscus petal.

Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) is grown in most of the U.S. as an annual, so it's perfect for your full-sun summer containers.

« Previous Page     Next Page »

Print


Comments

Please Leave a Comment

One Comment on “Top 10 Edible Flowers to Grow in Your Yard or Garden”

You can follow comments to this article by subscribing to the RSS news feed with your favorite feed reader.


  • edwin St Andrew Says:
    June 20th, 2013 at 1:06 pm

    My Granddaughter Grabed A Hydregna Blue And Put IT In Her Mouth I Got It OuT Before She Ingested It Buf Still Would Like To PuT My MindE A Ease


We want to hear from you! In addition to posting comments on articles and videos, you can also send your comments and questions to us on our contact page or at (800) 946-4420. While we can't answer them all, we may use your question on our Today's Homeowner radio or TV show, or online at todayshomeowner.com.