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Butterfly Bush Flowers

Plant/Non Human Collaborator: Butterfly Bush Flowers

Forager/Dyer/Human Collaborator: Cydni Carter Lopez

Color/Fiber: Sunshine yellow on Linen mordanted with Alum Acetate

Date Foraged: July 16 2020

Location Foraged: In the parking lot behind The Mountain Shop on NE Sandy

Dye Method: Stove Top

Recipe: Driving along I-84 I saw a waterfall of purple flowers flowing over the edges of the retaining wall of the highway. Realizing they were somewhere of Sandy I explored and found a bush as big as a school bus behind The Mountain Shop. I clipped a basketful of bright purple and perfume shop fragrant flowers and dyed 100 grams of linen.


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