Queensland blue

Queensland blue

n
(Plants) Austral a pumpkin with a bluish skin
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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In the Pumpkins'R'Us polytunnel in Barford, near Warwick, elaborately carved pumpkins sit alongside a pick-and-mix of 30 different varieties from the palm-sized Munchkins and Jack-Be-Littles to the traditional orange Jack O'Lanterns and gigantic and colourful varieties like Queensland Blue, Snowman and Cackle.
We chose gray-green 'Queensland Blue' and 'Triamble', plus 'Green Hubbard' squash.
Source: Assembled from staff lists in Statistics of the Colony of Queensland, 1860 & Queensland Blue Books, various years.
Contrary to their deep orange flesh, the Lumina White squash sports a white exterior while the Queensland Blue displays a blue tinge.

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