A lot of flowers like Chrysanthemum and Marigold are edible in such that you can make tea or salad from their petals. Some other flowers are also edible, such as Blue Pea flowers, but by extracting the blue colour from its flower to make desserts or drinks. cakes.
The Blue Pea Flower , also popularly known as Bunga Telang(in Malay), also called Butterfly Pea, is a common ingredient used as natural food dye for making nonya kuehs.
The Bunga Telang is a fast tropical climber plant, easily grown in tropical collimate. Blue Pea Flower that grows from a creeper plant blooms in only 6 weeks from seed and it bloom all year long. Blue Pea Flower like a rich, moist soil. Keep the soil evenly moist at all times. It needs intermediate temperatures, but it can stands up well in our hot Asia temperatures. It needs full sun to partial shade, it likes to be shaded from the hot afternoon sun. The plants tend to get leggy very quickly, so pinching helps to keep it bushy.
Most of the time I see the blue colour flowers, I am surprised to see the light purple flowers today in Sentosa...