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Lady's Bedstraw  

Lady's Bedstraw


Gallium verum Hardy Perennial for reds and yellows,

A native wildflower with several ancient uses - used for stuffing mattresses,  hence it's name: the flowers and leaves give a good yellow natural dye, and the roots give a wide range of redS . It also is the larval foodplant for many species of moth.

Part to use for dyeing;leaves, flowers and stems when in flower, for yellow. 

Roots for reds, rust and corals, depending on Mordant and concentration.

Mordant; Alum

Dyeing instructions sent with plant on request, or see our Books section for natural dyeing books.


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