Vegetable Flowers

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okra flower

I’ve been amazed recently at the beauty of nonornamental flowers. We planted okra and squash for their vegetables, not their flowers! Did you know that okra is related to hibiscus? I guess that’s why it’s flowers are so beautiful.

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squash flower

squash flower

squash blossom

squash blossom

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2 responses to “Vegetable Flowers

  1. Sarah, those are beautiful! I had no idea okra–such a weird looking veggie–could have such a pretty flower.

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