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Synonyms for periwinkle

chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers

small edible marine snail


edible marine gastropod

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He has calculated that a periwinkle uses more than 35 times as much energy making mucus as it does crawling along it.
Increase ground cover by digging up, dividing and replanting spreading shrubs such as Hypericum and periwinkle. ?
Bridesmaids were Carmen Bratu; Mary Frances Faucette; Lorin Napier, cousin of the bride; Lacy Scott; An Howard Shubert; and Mackenzie Youngblood The bridesmaids wore floor-length gowns of periwinkle and white chiffon over satin and carried hydrangea bouquets.
She and colleague Weerawat Runguphan chose the Madagascar periwinkle for their study.
We didn't want it to be pink so we chose periwinkle. From our logo came our letterhead, business cards, and all our materials.
If the conifer is brown at the base, plant variegated ivy or periwinkle at the base of the tree, which will use the lower branches as a climbing frame.
High on my list of these horticultural heroes comes an extremely flexible friend, the lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor , an effective ground-cover plant and an attractive trailer for pots and hanging baskets.
The picture's surface is immaculate, an unperturbed field of light periwinkle blue acrylic on aluminum that reads as cool and aloof.
* Plant carpeting plants, such as periwinkle (Vinca) which will give you blue flowers in late spring and summer, finding space between the tree roots and spreading quickly.
AMANDA Smith, daughter of Avril Dean, of Moat Close, Bubbenhall and Peter Shelley-Smith of Periwinkle Close, Brownhills, Walsall and Ian Redpath, son of Barbara Redpath of Westwood Road, Earlsdon, and the late James George Redpath, at St Michael's Church, Stoke.
However, Denis Murphy's five-year-old was collared on the run-in by 8-1 chance Periwinkle Lad, trained by Eric McNamara, whose 2-1 favourite Admiral Nelson clipped heels and slipped up after jumping the fifth-last.
Featuring organdy pockets embroidered with periwinkle, lily of the valley and myosotis motifs, the curtains measure 59-by-106 and the pillows are 16-inch squares.
The gloves are available in two sizes (medium and large) and in four colors (compost, iris, moss, and periwinkle).
Christy's Panache range now has three exciting new shades - turtle, canary and periwinkle. Prices start at Pounds 8 from all good department stores.
First, they connected poinsettia and periwinkle plants, which do not support the poinsettia virus, with a parasitic plant called dodder.