Latin Name: Centaurea cyanus
Product: Centaurea Blue; Flowers
Description: Vivid blue flower whose vitality has caused it to be appropriated for many 'causes'; Considered to be officially 'endangered' in its native habitat due to the cumulative impact of herbicide overuse in destroying its habitat -- often corn fields, hence its other common name, 'Cornflower'; Native to Europe; National flower of Estonia
Tasting Notes: Very, very mild fresh aroma and taste (extremely versatile)
Usage: Vividly aesthetic culinary or cocktail garnish; Salads; Teas
Storage Instructions: Best when used within 5 days of procuring.