Lemon Gem is eye catching ornamental and edible flower. Leaves can be used in salads or as a garnish, and flowers can be used in sweet or savory dishes. It’s long blooming flowers are loved by many beneficial insects, making them a great compliment to your garden or landscape.
If you’re going to eat the flowers, remove petals from the base first as the base has a strong bitter favor. Petals have a floral flavor with hints of citrus and spice with a touch of bitterness.