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Synonyms for purple-blue

of blue tinged with purple

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Look for firm, plump, dry berries with deep purple-blue to blue-black color with smooth skins and a silvery sheen.
But they are more purple-blue than true blue, like on the American flag.
The purple-blue flower heads of the eryngiums have a distinctly prickly feel and in some species could be described as thistle-like.
Roddick came into the match on the made-for-television purple-blue cement full of confidence after his upset third-round win over top-seeded Brazilian Gustavo Kuerten.
Kenny said: "The car lit up in a flash with a great purple-blue colour.
Lilac to purple-blue flowers appear on tall, stiff stems from summer through fall.
The collection encompasses 38 pieces in four glass colors -- a purple-blue made with pure gold (Royal Purple), an iridescent pearl white (Pinstripes), a soft jade green (Sea Green) in both stain and iridescent surfaces, and Cranberry.
In Europe, a purple-blue version with a particularly stylish spur lures buumblebees.
Good cultivars of this type include 'Barr's Purple', 'Ruby Giant', which produces red-purple flowers, and 'Whitewell Purple', with purple-blue wide opening flowers.
Hebes come in many sizes, but the most popular include H 'autumn Glory', which grows up to 90cm and bears purple-blue flowers from June to November.
They always put on a dramatic display of their deep purple-blue flowers, adding to the colour already here from all the roses in this part of the garden.
AThere are several old potato varieties with very dark purple or purple-blue skins that appear superficially black.
All it takes is good water, and I hear people talking about all the purple-blue water out there.
This dwarf Geranium produces large purple-blue flowers all summer.