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Bouncing Bet

Soapwort
Bouncing Bet
Soapwort
5920BB Saponaria officinalis Not a dye plant; saponin-rich roots and leaves used to gently wash wool. Sweetly clove-scented pink perennial attracts pollinators. 3' plant. read more

Bur Marigold

Bur Marigold
Bur Marigold
4904BM Bidens aurea (120 days) Vibrant 1-2" yellow coreopsis-like flowers on wiry stems. 3' tall. read more

Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix

Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix
Dyer’s Coreopsis Mix
5904CS Coreopsis tinctoria Beautiful native ornamental. Provides a full palette of color from yellows and greens to rusts and browns-and even black. read more

Indigo

Indigo
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5911ND Polygonum tinctorium Japanese indigo preferred by dyers in Maine. A tender annual, indigo thrives in fertile soil and likes heat and humidity. read more

Madder

Madder
Madder
5913MD Rubia tinctorum Open-pollinated. Ancient and excellent source of red dye. Harvest roots after three years and grind to yield a wash- and light-fast red dye par excellence. 4' plants. read more

Sunflowers

Hopi Dye Sunflower
Hopi Dye Sunflower OGsold out
5906HO Helianthus annuus (90-100 days) Rare indigenous heirloom used as a natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Also edible. 8' stalks. read more

Weld

Weld
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5928WD Reseda luteola Used since antiquity, weld is said to be the best natural source of wash-fast and light-fast deep yellow dye. Attractive to bees. read more