blue thistle

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: thistle - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowersblue thistle - a coarse prickly European weed with spikes of blue flowers; naturalized in United States
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Echium, genus Echium - a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
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Floral arrangements featured cheerful sunflowers, hydrangeas, white cloud garden roses, and blue thistle.
Globe artichokes THESE unusual veg are not only delicious but they provide an eye-catching architectural highlight with their spiky leaves topped with huge blue thistle flowers.
CUTLINE: (1) Protea, blue thistle, chrysanthemum and other flowers are in this fall arrangement from Danielson Flowers in Shrewsbury.
Then referee Steve O'Reilly held up play to order Buchanan to roll up his sleeves because he was wearing a dark-coloured T-shirt under his sky blue Thistle top.
Blue thistle buttonholes were given away to the first 3,000 racegoers through the gates, and `Scotland The Brave' was played by piper Charles MacClean as the runners went to post for the race staged in honour of the occasion, the Group 3 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's 100th Birthday Molecomb Stakes.