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Reseda luteola

The best known yellow dye plant, used at least since Roman times. A biennial with a tall stem of flowers up to 1.5m growing up from a rosette of leaves. It is closely related to the common cottage garden plant mignonette, and is a good bee attractor. Harvest leaves and flower stalks from mid summer onwards when the plant is in flower but still green. Available from Jan 2014.

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