And finally - the flowers you can (and can't) eat
The blooms you can eat: – although you should still check with a professional first!
- Roses - Tulbaghia violacea, also known as ‘Society garlic’ - Borage (perfect for adding to drinks such as Pimms!) - Daylilies - Nasturtium - Violas (add to salads!) - Elderflower - Hibiscus - Lavender (great with cheese!)
Blooms to avoid: always seek advice from your florist before decorating any food with flowers The following are a big no-no (please note, this list is not complete, always check first)
- Anemone - Anthurium - Azalea - Baneberry - Buttercup - Calla (calla lily) - Daffodil - Delphinium - Foxglove - Hyacinth - Iris - Ivy - Lily of the Valley - Sweet pea