Grow your own dye garden!
Dyer’s chamomile, anthemis tinctoria, also known as Golden marguerite. A different chamomile from the one you use for tea, this fully yellow flower head was a traditional source of yellow dye in Europe, and also makes a cheerful garden plant, with it's daisy-like flowers.
Begin indoors 4 weeks before last frost, transplant to full sun. Does fine in poor soils, but dislikes humidity. Water well, but don’t keep too moist.
When to sow: spring
Ease of germination: easy
Family: Daisy (Asteraceae)
Colourfastness: Very good
This listing is for a packet of seeds containing around 75 seeds.
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