purplish blue

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a shade of blue tinged with purple


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For a silver-blue dwarf specimen,go for C pisifera Boulevard, whose feathery foliage goes purplish blue in winter.
pisifera `Boulevard', whose feathery foliage goes purplish blue in winter.
Fortunately Autumn Glory is not one of them because its deep purplish blue flowers and stems burnished with bronze, and dark green leaves edged with red, make a striking contribution to pots and borders at this time of year.
The background of the picture, split into two separate color fields, one green, the other a light purplish blue, further confuses the senses.
And he was completely blue, purplish blue,'' said Renee Dionne, who works in Feldman's front office.
EVERY time there's a cold snap the backs of my legs go a deep purplish blue and I get red lumps on my feet that itch like crazy when my feet heat up.
Sea hollies or eryngiums that have purplish blue flower heads surrounded by a ruff of metallic blue, spiny bracts are magnificent too and look stunning with the dried silver spray-painted pepper pots of the opium poppy in stainless steel or aluminium vases.
How about a bright yellow citrine, a deep purplish blue tanzanite or a vivid pink tourmaline.
Large (3- to 4-inch) asterlike blooms of blue, purplish blue, or white on plants to 2 feet tall.
The skies can be a gorgeous, deep purplish blue and the temperature in the 70s and 80s - as they've been for the past week or so.
THE rich, purplish blue flowers of Salvia nemorosa take some beating if you want to bring colour to your borders from July until the end of September.
Front row: Purplish blue cerinthe and deep violet love-in-a-mist surround phlox.
When we're cold they shrink but look purplish blue.
And luxuriant foliage is no longer just apple green but ranges from purplish blue to green splashed with white.
The 2-inch-wide trumpet-shaped flowers are a deep purplish blue with white-and-yellow throats.