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Adj.1.grey-green - of green tinged with grey
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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The river - with the sunlight flashing from its dancing wavelets, gilding gold the grey-green beech- trunks, glinting through the dark, cool wood paths, chasing shadows o'er the shallows, flinging diamonds from the mill-wheels, throwing kisses to the lilies, wantoning with the weirs' white waters, silvering moss-grown walls and bridges, brightening every tiny townlet, making sweet each lane and meadow, lying tangled in the rushes, peeping, laughing, from each inlet, gleaming gay on many a far sail, making soft the air with glory - is a golden fairy stream.
CHOOSE PLANTS WITH GREY-GREEN OR SILVER LEAVES, as they reflect the sun's rays, helping to conserve moisture within the plant tissues.
Its grey-green spiky leaves and blue flowers are a joy, as is the lovely fragrance.
The vehicle features redesigned graphics and is now available in four colours, grey-orange, grey-green, yellow and red.
A 'thick grey-green angry smoke' had started pouring out of the device, said Green.
They are also offered in solid or gradient colours, such as amber, brown, grey, grey-green and copper.
over the grey-green sage, moths flying on missions over skree and scrub
The shade is a natural grey-green, which sounds odd, but it goes on more steel than grass, making it an acceptable professional colour for daytime wear on the fingers - though personally I really liked it on my toes.
Other impressive types include "Globe Master", a variety which produces huge heads of rich purple flowers above glossy green foliage and A karataviense "Ivory Queen", with broad grey-green leaves and dense white flowers which are a good foil for the leaves.
Good varieties include 'Moonshine', with its sulphur-yellow flowers and grey-green foliage.
Leaves laxly spreading in a dense rosette, 50 to 80 in number: leaf sheaths ovate to broadly elliptic, 8-10 x 6-9 cm, castaneous especially adaxially, densely brown punctate-lepidote especially adaxially; leaf blades narrow triangular, attenuate, 25-40 x 2-3 cm, moderately coriaceous, densely punctate-lepidote especially abaxially, grey to grey-green. Scape 12-20 cm x 3-6 mm, semi-erect to arcuate, glabrous, dull green tinged reddish; scape bracts broadly elliptic with a long, narrowly triangular blade, laxly imbricate, exposing much of the scape, densely lepidote, grey-green to pink.
It's all alone and covered in mould, An amazing sight to behold, Shrouded in grey-green mottled mildew.