Butterfly Bushes
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Edible flowers

Zone Salt Lake City, UT | mblack added on July 12, 2016 | Answered

Can the flowers from butterfly bush, penstemon, butterfly flower or orange carpet be eaten?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 14, 2016

Butterfly Bush is considered edible though has no nutritive value.
Here is a link with more information.

http://aces.nmsu.edu/medicinalherbs/documents/vol_02.pdf

Penstemon is not edible for humans or pets!

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