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Wikipedia.org/***DYE-- Reseda luteola (Flowers)

Just 2 weld plants will dye a pound of wool or silk; one of the most concentrated plant sources of natural dye yellow (luteolin.) Just 2 weld plants will dye a pound of wool or silk;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reseda_luteola

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reseda_luteola

Gaude- Gauda (Reseda luteola L. = gaude, herbe pour teindre en jaune) -- Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, BNF, Ms Latin 9474, 1503-1508, f°154v

Gaude- Gauda (Reseda luteola L. = gaude, herbe pour teindre en jaune) -- Grandes Heures d'Anne de Bretagne, BNF, Ms Latin 9474, 1503-1508, f°154v

With an alum mordant, weld makes lightfast lemon yellow on wool and silk, with copper it makes greenish yellow, with iron it makes olive.

Weld is a biennial plant originating in the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean areas that eventually spread to Europe. The seeds contain most of the dye, which yields a yellow pigment.

Reseda luteola is a BIENNIAL growing to 1.5 m (5ft) by 0.5 m (1ft 8in).  It is hardy to zone 6 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Jun to August, and the seeds ripen from Aug to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, insects, self.The plant is self-fertile.  It is noted for attracting wildlife.

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