Red cabbage
- Woad (first year leaves). Woad gives a pale to mid blue colour depending on the type of fabric and the amount of woad used.
Mulberries (royal purple)
Elderberries (lavender)
- Saffron - (petals) blue/green
Grapes (purple)
- Cornflower - (petals) blue dye with alum, water
Cherry (roots)
Blackberry (fruit) strong purple
- Hyacinth - (flowers) - blue
Japanese indigo (deep blue)
Red Cedar Root (purple)
- Raspberry -(fruit) purple/blue
Red Maple Tree (purple)(inner bark)
- Nearly Black Iris - (dark bluish purple) alum mordant
- Dogwood - (fruit) greenish-blue