Things You'll Need:
- Old Nylon Stockings
- Cookie Sheets
- Cookie sheets
- Step 1
Dry the flowers of your choice in a single layer on a cookie sheet at 150 degrees F.
- Step 2
Put the blossoms in a nylon stocking and tie the top shut.
- Step 3
Cover the flowers with cold water in a stockpot.
- Step 4
Bring the water to a low boil for about ½ hour.
- Step 5
Remove the pot from the heat when the water is the color you want it to be.
- Step 6
Remove the stocking full of flowers.
- Some flowers, such as dandelions, lose their color when dried and should be processed fresh instead of dried.
- Dandelion plants produce a nice magenta color; the roots will make purple.
I also found this site which gives a nice color chart. And Ian sent me this.