Hibiscus Flowers Q&A
What are hibiscus flowers?
Hibiscus flowers are a flowering plant from the Malvaceae family, and there are over 200 species - but most are inedible. We only carry the edible kind of hibiscus. You might hear them called hibiscus leaves or dried hibiscus leaves but the hibiscus we carry is the flower of the plant not the leaf.
What can you do with hibiscus flowers?
Hibiscus flowers can be used to infuse oils and make teas. They're also commonly used as salad topping crumbles.
What pairs well with hibiscus?
Hibiscus pairs well with lavender, mint, rosemary, thyme and teas. Add to ice creams and sorbets!
How do you make hibiscus tea with dried flowers?
Make hibiscus tea with dried hibiscus flowers by boiling water & then adding flowers after reduced heat. Simmer for around 10 minutes, then strain. Add a sweetener if you want a sweeter tea. Serve on ice!