Sure there are all sorts of edible flowers but have you actually eaten them? I have, they taste like, well, like flowers. Wouldn't you rather eat something that looked like a flower but tasted sweet? Of course you would.
The real genius of these little cuties is that there are wee marzipan potatoes studding the chocolate cake soil! The baker made these for her father who is a potato farmer! I might die of preciousness!