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Adj.1.brownish-purple - of dark purple tinted with brown
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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Irregular brownish-purple or yellowish blotches and stripes (Sepia 219 and Burnt umber 22 [sensu Smithe 1975]), as well as smaller spots were generally more concentrated at the larger end (Fig.
For summer foliage with its own contrast, search out one of the bugbanes, cimicifuga simplex 'Brunette', with its tall racemes of off-white flowers supported above a mass of brownish-purple foliage and stems.
Bog-garden plants - those that prefer marshy mud to total immersion - include ligularia with brownish-purple foliage contrasting with yellow blooms (a variety called The Rocket has splendid yellow flower spikes); candelabra primulas in a range of colours; and several attractive wild flowers - ragged robin, purple loosestrife and, if space is not a problem, the tall meadowsweet with large heads of creamy, fragrant flowers.