Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) Natural Dye Experiment

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) Natural Dye Experiment

Some time ago, I tried to dye with bugleweed (Ajuga reptans).

Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans) Natural Dye Experiment

I brought the flowering bugleweed to a boil which turned the water blue. After letting the dye simmer for some minutes, the water became green. Despite the promising colors, neither the blue nor the green water dyed wool yarn or cotton fabric. But the blue and green colored water is so pretty, isn’t it?

Blue Green Colored Water Natural Dye Experiment Bugle Herb

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