blue thistle

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Synonyms for blue thistle

a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers

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Consumers can be satisfied the pork products they buy, labelled with the blue thistle logo, have met the rigorous standards.
Blue thistle buttonholes were given away to the first 3,000 racegoers through the gates, and `Scotland The Brave' was played by piper Charles MacClean as the runners went to post for the race staged in honour of the occasion, the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's 100th Birthday Molecomb Stakes.
She carried a Victorian summer bouquet of bride's dream peonies, blue thistle, hydrangeas, and garden roses, with accents of Chestine Gowdy peonies and succulents.
Cardoon (Cynara):These sil-very clumps have felt-like,arching leaves with iridescent violet blue thistle flowers.
PLANT OF THE WEEK Sea holly (Eryngium) ITcontrasts well with deep greens and purple foliage plants, standing out from the crowd with its spiky silver leaves, blue thistle heads and soft flowers.
The first 3,000 racegoers to enter the Gordon and Richmond Enclosures will be handed blue thistle buttonholes, while young racegoers will be given Union Jack flags to wave.
She carried a nosegay bouquet of ivory cabbage roses and blue thistle.