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May 2, 2013 11:09 AM

Fresh Violets?

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

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  1. 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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    1. re: zippy2u

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

      1. re: wally

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

        1. re: Glencora

          They have more scent than the purple (IMHO)