Roots produce a red dye similar to madder. Ornamental with an airy growth habit and tiny white flowers similar to Baby's Breath.
Native to Central and Northern Europe, it was used by the ancient Greeks and Romans as a red clothing dye.
- Scientific Plant Name: Asperula tinctoria
- Common Name: Dyer's Woodruff
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height @ Maturity: 10 - 12"
- Packet Weight: ~10g
- Best in full or partial sun.
- Tolerates a variety of soil types.