1. Rinse and drain the fireweed flowers. Add to a pot with the water and simmer this mixture until the color has been removed from the flowers.
2. Drain the flower and water mixture in cheesecloth in a strainer and bowl. I like to wait until this has cooled before wringing out the excess fluid. After this, there should be around 1 cup of this tea.
1. Place the fireweed tea and sugar into a pot. Bring this to a slow boil until the sugar has dissolved. Pour into desired container(s).