mauve-blue


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Adj.1.mauve-blue - of blue tinged with mauve
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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The flowers came when life got easier - take lavender, now a traditional favourite in what we regard as the quintessential cottage garden, the mauve-blue flowers rising in a summery haze above soft grey foliage.
I am nearly always drawn by scent and restrained charm - like the mauve-blue Heathcliff - but year after year, it is seeds of Matucana that I say I must sow.
For containers and flower beds or borders, my favourite plants are Ageratum (fluffy mauve-blue flowers on short stems), Antirrhinums (snap-dragons for children - dead head for the best performance), Begonia semperflorens (summer long masses of red, white and pink flowers), Cleome (the spider flower to give height to a display), Dianthus (choose a good one to add scent to the display), Gaillardia (for those really hot, sunny patios), Bedding Pelargoniums (sold as Geraniums - superb flower colours), Lobelia (huge variety of flower colours to act as a background to other bolder plants, Bedding Nemesia (annuals that flower their heads off), Nicotiana (scented flowers in their thousands).