The largest of the viola-type flowers, all of which you can eat ( the smallest ones are called johnny jump ups) The have a faint lettuce like taste and a velvety texture.Carnation Petals:
Sweet and spicy. Eat only the petals, and taste each flower before using as the can sometimes be bitter.
Usually orange or yellow, with a daisy like appearance, with a mild tangy taste.
spiky-looking but soft, can be blue, purple pink, rose or white. Cucumber-ish flavor and a fun, frilly texture.
The tastiest flower. Peppery and mustardy, with a touch of honey. Ranges from yellow to reddish orange with other variegations as well.