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Seeds for Natural Dyeing - Various

Seeds for Natural Dyeing - Various

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Made By: COCOON Natural Dye House View full details

Create a beautiful full & blooming garden this summer and start your home dyeing journey. A variety of seeds are now available to create a range of traditional natural dyeing colours - from blues and turquoises to pinks to yellows, greens and tans.


New to Prior Shop are a variety of seeds from Cocoon Natural Dye House to start you on a path of natural home dyeing. Get inspired this spring and summer but stepping out into a beautiful blooming garden that not only benefits the bees, birds and insects but also are practical and useful. 

Get experimental with what your garden can provide for you by learning the processes of natural dyeing. Do good for yourself and the earth by eliminating commercial dye processes and learning something new from centuries old practice.

Growing and Dye colours

Coreopsis - approx: 50 seeds. Easy to grow, pretty yellow flowers. Gives oranges, yellows and browns in the dye pot

Japanese Indigo - approx: 10 seeds. Loves to grow in a warm sheltered spot. Non invasive. Gives blues and turquoises in the pot

Marigold - approx: 50 seeds. A great flower bed staple and long friend of the allotment holder, these give beautiful blooms ranging from gold to red and keep black fly away from your runner beans! Gives olive greens, tans and green-yellow in the dye pot.

Safflower - approx: 15 seeds. One of the most ancient known crops, Safflower has been used since Egyptian times. Choose a nice warm sunny spot, thrives in acrid conditions. Gives brilliant yellows and pinks in the dye pot.

Weld - approx: 50 seeds. Known as dyers rocket this plant has been used since roman times. Prefers sunny well drained soil but will tolerate partial shade. Gives bright yellows, khakis and greens.

Woad - approx: 50 seeds. Woad has been used to create blue dyes since prehistoric times. Delicate yellow flowers make this a pretty garden addition, low maintenance and easy to grow. Gives shades of blue in the pot.


Seeds for home sowing

Packaging and label 100% recycled


Benefits for wildlife

Create space that is beneficial to health and wellbeing

Natural product

Dye without waste




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