Coreopsis flowers

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Coreopsis tinctoria


Coreopsis auriculata

A yellow dye obtained from flowers of Coreopsis species plants. On wool, coreopsis produces of dark burnt orange color using a chrome mordant. The color has good lightfastness.

Synonyms and Related Terms

yellow dye flower; Coreopsis; tickweed; anteojos de poeta (Esp.); cereosside (It.)

Resources and Citations

  • S. Grierson, The Colour Cauldron, Oliver McPherson Ltd., 1986
  • A. Sugden, Longman Illustrated Dictionary of Botany, Longman York Press, 1984
  • S. M. Robertson, Dyes From Plants, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1973

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