Organic European Solidago ~ Dye Colour: yellow, orange and green
Our Solidago or Goldenrod in the common tongue, is organically grown and harvested in Europe, Poland.
Solidago, commonly called goldenrod, is a genus of about 100 to 120 species of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. Most are herbaceous perennial species found in open areas such as meadows, prairies, and savannas. They are mostly native to North America, including Mexico; a few species are native to South America and Eurasia. Some American species have also been introduced into Europe and other parts of the world. (wikipedia)
Colourfastness: medium - good
Basic Recipe for yellow:
wool (Alum mordant 10%)
Soak the leaves for a day or overnight before using.
Boil the soaked leaves for one hour and drain.
Simmer yarn for up to one hour. Rinse and dry.