Fabric dye - Non-fading Pokeberry Recipe - Pokeberry colors range from bright fushia to magenta to raspberry. Over-dyeing fabric in indigo, once the pokeberry is set, will give purples. The berries are gorgeous, but fatally toxic.
Some of the most useful dyes and the least known are to be found among the Lichens. They seem to have been used among peasant dyers from remote ages but apparently none of the great French dyers used them nor are they me.