blue-purple


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Synonyms for blue-purple

of purple tinged with blue

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Thirty shekels of blue-purple wool cost three shekels of silver (No.
the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries, selected PANTONE 18-3943 Blue Iris, a beautifully balanced blue-purple, as the color of the year for 2008.
Other striking varieties for spring include Elsa Spath, which has flowers of blue-purple with red anthers; Evening Star, plum-mauve very large blooms with overlapping, wavy petals; Fireworks, mauve with a red stripe and red anthers; and Horn of Plenty, very free-flowering with luminous mauve-pink flowers and red anthers.
The flowers are stacked in blue-purple whorls, and usually bloom from spring to early summer.
But its finest glory comes in late spring, when spires of electric blue-purple Howers stretch toward the sky.
For a carpet of blue-purple flowers mostof the summer, try one of the creeping campanulas.
Small nursery plants hint at campanula's potential; to appreciate their full glory, give them a year to cover several square feet with blue-purple or white flowers.
The fuselage color is based on Qantas' red used on its aircraft tails and extends to Australia's natural landscape colors -- red center sands, blue-purple of distant mountain ranges, green bush in the wet season and rocky creek beds.
Reddish purple "Royal Robe' is better for bouquets, lasting two to four days; blue-purple "Grandiflorum' wilts soon after cutting.
Photo: Two shades of purple: "Royal Robe' (lower left)is reddish purple; "Grandiflorum' (top), with dark stripes and a yellow center, is blue-purple
Joseph, the pigments in blue-purple foods like Wild Blueberries are antioxidants and anti-inflammatories.
Risingabove gray-green leaves, bright blue-purple flowers cluster tightly along 10-inch-long wands.
There is a definite trend towards regal colours in the 2003 seed catalogues, with plenty of blue-purples and golden blooms.