When you place your order you will be asked to choose the date on which you would like your flowers to be delivered. Please do order in advance as we get booked up very quickly.
All our fresh edible flowers are picked and despatched by overnight courier for delivery between 8am and 12 noon the following day. The couriers will delivery between Tuesdays and Saturdays. Couriers work long hard hours and don't have time to waste so please be available to sign for the flowers or name a place where they can be left safely. This is done at your own risk though.
We recommend using the flowers as fresh as possible. So for a wedding or other special event please order them to arrive the day before you are going to use them as they will be fine kept in the fridge in their punnets overnight. Thank you!
Buy Tagetes Flowers
(100 + Tagetes flowers per box)
Tagetes flowers are stunning little stars of yellow, orange and red. They have a citrus – almost Seville marmalade flavour -a bit like kumquats. Both the flowers and leaves are edible which means that they can be displayed as little sprigs. Tagetes also hold very well (see the flowerpot muffins below) so are great for cakes and for floating either as individual flowers or as sprigs in cocktails.
Their sweet/tart flavour means that they work brilliantly with both sweet and savoury dishes. Think duck or game; fruit salads; trifles….. you name it. The yellow are a little more lemony in flavour so work well with fish as well.
We pick in mixed colours but can just picked just yellow, orange or red as you wish. Just specify when you order.
If you’d like your Tagetes as sprigs then do let us know but please be aware that we can only get 40 sprigs to the box.
Dark and Stormy Cocktail with Tagetes Flowers.
By far our favourite recipe with tagetes flowers is a Dark & Stormy Cocktail. You can read the recipe here.