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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 it's the flowers, not the leaves, that will stop you: the infertile top flowers are blue-purple, while the fertile bottom flowers are a deep violet.
But its finest glory comes in late spring, when spires of electric blue-purple Howers stretch toward the sky.
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.
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.
For several weeks in early summer, masses of blue-purple stars stretch out on stems about a foot long.
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
Risingabove gray-green leaves, bright blue-purple flowers cluster tightly along 10-inch-long wands.