This outdoor solarium fabric is solution dyed (solution-dye process is when the color is manufactured into and throughout the fiber, the color is part of the finished fabric). This gives the fiber consistent and durable color that stands up in tough environments, such as sustained direct sunlight. This fabric will withstand 5,000 hours sunlight and is perfect for porches, patios, deck side, pool side and boat side. This fabric is designed to withstand harsh environmental effects. Every two to three years a thorough cleaning is required. Colors include kiwi on a spackled (look of tea stain) ivory/white background. *Special Washing Instructions: Always use mild soap with cool to lukewarm water. For deep-cleaning, use a sponge or fine-bristle brush.