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5 Flowers to Grow for a Beautiful & Edible Front Yard

Updated: Jun 16, 2021

Looking for a beautiful but sustainable front yard? Check out these top 5 flowers that will bring color to your yard and also harvest a plethora of food. You can't beat that so let's jump right in!

  1. Daylillies- these flowers are well known for their looks but not so much for their yummy taste. But they have some amazing benefits like blood Purifications and laxative properties.

2. Violettes- these beautiful purple flowers are one of the best things about springtime! They are fully edible, taste delicious, and are jam-packed with vitamin C.

3. Ground Cherries- if you like tomatillos you'll love ground cherries that grow in striking red flowers and have a sweet-tart-like taste. Great for is an excellent source of Vitamins A, C, and B-3 (Niacin). They are also a good source of Vitamins B-1 (Thiamin) and offer Vitamin B-2 (Riboflavin) and the minerals non-heme iron, calcium, and phosphorus.

4. Roses- not only will you get a tasty edible snack high in antioxidants but you can make tea, rose water, and even a nightshade-free ketchup with your roses!

5. Chives- you already know how delicious they are but did you know that chives have a beautiful purple flower coming out of them? Plant these for a pop of color and use them in your soups and dressings!

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