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Fresh Violets?

babyfork May 2, 2013 11:09 AM

I need 2 cups of fresh violet flowers. Where can I purchase (or pick) these in the Bay Area? Thanks!

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    zippy2u May 8, 2013 12:12 PM

    Let me know if you find out. I tried a few years ago to obtain them and it was not possible. You might try visiting Wisconsin or somewhere that they grow.

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      wally May 8, 2013 12:56 PM

      They grow here just fine, but 2 cups of blossoms is more than most people have in their gardens at one time.

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        Glencora May 8, 2013 01:43 PM

        True. Also the violets that grow wild in my garden have white flowers. I suspect they're less flavorful than purple.

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          wally May 8, 2013 03:34 PM

          They have more scent than the purple (IMHO)

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