gentian blue

Related to gentian blue: gentian violet

gentian blue

n
(Colours)
a. a purplish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): gentian-blue shoes.
Translations
blu genziana
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The curtain is available in five different colors; zinc yellow, pure orange, carmine red, gentian blue and agate gray.
You receive a mix of five different colours - sky blue, pink, white, rose and gentian blue.
They are known for their towering, sturdy stems of blooms with triple-layered petals and you can enjoy a mix of up to five different colours - sky blue, pink, white, rose and gentian blue.
The question every man or woman must ask, looking at a gentian, is "What in you can answer to this blueness?" Mahood has several passages of exemplary, sensitive close criticism, particularly of "Bavarian Gentians." Here Lawrence's attempt to find appropriate images for gentian blue generates a whole myth, which deepens his understanding of the "longest journey," and eases his acceptance of it:
The tall red flower stem supports several hundred white bracts with gentian blue tips, a real show-stopper.
Offer A - HANGING BASKET: Nasturtium Trailing Mixed, Lobelia Sapphire Trailing, Nasturtium Moonlight, Swan River Daisy SummerSkies, Anagalis Gentian Blue and Ipomea Choice Mixed.
We've put together five bargain-priced seed collections for you to choose from, each containing 6 different varieties ; Offer A - Hanging Basket Collection: Nasturtium Trailing Mixed, Lobelia Sapphire Trailing, Nasturtium Moonlight, Swan River Daisy Summer Skies, Anagalis Gentian Blue, Ipomea Choice Mixed.
A young girl gave him violets, Little flowers of gentian blue, Quite beautiful creations to behold;
An interesting array of custom colors is available: black, carbon gray, moss green, sky blue, strawberry red, bright yellow, steel gray, leaf green, traffic orange, gentian blue, golden yellow metallic, dove gray, natural, and signal green.
Upwardly mobile babies can opt for the Land Rover ATP (all-terrain pushchair) in gentian blue or British racing green.
Named varieties also include Heavenly Blue which has blooms of a gentian blue with darker veining on the petals.