Viola, Sorbet Black Delight
Viola, Sorbet Black DelightViola "Black Delight" courtesy of a lovely customer!A customer's Raw Vegan Chocolate & Coconut Cake with Viola "Black Delight" and "Midnight Glow"

Sow: January to December

Flowers: March to November

Where:  Grow in a sunny spot.  In flower beds, borders, vegetable patches, containers or indoors.

How many seeds?  Average 16 seeds

Viola ‘Sorbet Black Delight F1’

A delicate smaller black viola with a mild sweet,’green’ flavour.  These violas are very easy to grow and flower for much of the year.  Violas are popular edible flowers as the whole flower may be eaten.  They have a wide range of culinary uses and are most commonly used to decorate cakes and desserts.  Violas are ideal for sugaring and beautiful when scattered over salads or used as a garnish to sweet and savoury dishes.

Gift Pack includes:-
Sorbet Black Delight Viola Seeds
Growing & Harvesting Viola Instructions
Viola Eating Guide
Viola Recipe Leaflet
Edible Flower Recipe Cards incl:
How to crystallise edible flowers
How to make floral ice bowls and cubes
Plant Label

Refill Packs include:-Flower Seeds only

(If you would like to try more than one variety of viola sorbet then it is best to buy one Information Pack with seed & then a few refill packs from different coloured violas – this will avoid you paying for duplicated information)



Additional Information

Growing Location

Vegetable Gardens, Containers, Borders & beds, Small gardens, Woodlands, Wildlife garden, Hanging baskets

Growing Condition

Full sun, Part shade


Salads, Decoration & garnishes, Hot drinks, Cold drinks, Cakes & desserts, Oils & vinegars, Sugars & syrups

Sowing month

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Flowering month

November, December, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October


Sweet, Delicate


Purple, Black

Suitable For..

Great for bees

Type of packet

Seed & Recipe Pack, Seed Refill Pack

Looking for more inspiration?.....

....see our boards on pinterest for ideas on how to use your edible flowers