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Adj.1.white-edged - having a white border
bordered - having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief"
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Moreover, when two birds belonging to two distinct breeds are crossed, neither of which is blue or has any of the above-specified marks, the mongrel offspring are very apt suddenly to acquire these characters; for instance, I crossed some uniformly white fantails with some uniformly black barbs, and they produced mottled brown and black birds; these I again crossed together, and one grandchild of the pure white fantail and pure black barb was of as beautiful a blue colour, with the white rump, double black wing-bar, and barred and white-edged tail-feathers, as any wild rock-pigeon
Attract bees and butterflies to the garden by planting butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) 'Harlequin', which has fragrant red-purple flowers and white-edged leaves.
The collection includes three bulbs each of the pure white casa blanca, the popular pink and white stargazer and the deep pink and white-edged corvara varieties.
There are some which can be used as climbers, clinging to the wall like ivy, such as the white-edged Silver Queen.
On one occasion the late King's sister, The Princess Royal, was visiting and the station was duly decorated with white-edged platforms, red carpet and little trees.
A white-edged violet was developed in 1950 and named 'Lady Geneva.
Scaevola, from the Pacific region, with its curious `half-flower' like a tiny hand, is available in a new variety, Zig Zag, with white-edged, blue petals.
japonica `Variegata', which has white-edged leaves.
The white variety of dicentra is a stylish companion for variegated hostas, such as the white-edged Hosta albomarginata and white tulips.