Botanical Name: Carthamus tinctorius
Also known as Bastard Saffron
Package Size: 2 Cups
Safflower is an annual broadleaf plant in the aster family that produces rounded yellow or reddish-orange flower heads and rosettes of branched leaves, like a thistle. Sometimes used as a substitute for saffron it is commonly used as an additive in tisane as it adds a vibrant pop of color.