In the orchestra stalls, the drugget covering them looked like an angry sea, whose glaucous
waves had been suddenly rendered stationary by a secret order from the storm phantom, who, as everybody knows, is called Adamastor.
As at Walden, in sultry dog-day weather, looking down through the woods on some of its bays which are not so deep but that the reflection from the bottom tinges them, its waters are of a misty bluish-green or glaucous color.
Instead of the white lily, which requires mud, or the common sweet flag, the blue flag (Iris versicolor) grows thinly in the pure water, rising from the stony bottom all around the shore, where it is visited by hummingbirds in June; and the color both of its bluish blades and its flowers and especially their reflections, is in singular harmony with the glaucous water.
Rapidly they open, the frilliest of all leaves, into a ground-hugging rosette, their colour gradually bleaching to glaucous
grey-blue, their leaves becoming thicker and more succulent.
Our trip started at Anderton Marina, near Northwich, where we took possession of Glaucous
Gull, a modern 66ft craft.
One of the best spurges, which will thrive happily in shade, is euphorbia martinii, a hybrid between euphorbia amygdaloides, our native wood spurge, and the glaucous
Mediterranean euphorbia characias or wulfenii.
, lays its wet face across the highway.
In this way, I might start with Nepeta with its blue/grey leaves and blue flowers and add a blue Geranium and Glaucous
Hosta for a perfect spring to summer collection and next to that, summer flowering peony in any colour, with a similar coloured Phlox next to it for continuity later in the season.
though some, like the cerulean glaucous
macaw, could not survive the
A 2010 study of glaucous
gulls found that birds in northern Alaska towns rely heavily on human garbage, with up to 85 percent of regurgitated pellets and breeding-season bird remains including human leftovers.
This bold variegated Spurge has green foliage with a glaucous
hue, edged in contrasting creamy-white.
Agave, Dudleys, Sencio--all those glaucous
plants look fabulous in strong, bright light.