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Adj.1.purplish-green - of green tinged with purple
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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I've bored you all before about my particular obsession with broad beans and how they must be not only podded, but then liberated from their purplish-green outer shell, to avoid not only a foul cooking odour (I always think of school dinners), but a barely-digestible, wrinkly grey coat that does the poor little things absolutely no favours at all.
Colour-match plants with purplish-green leaves such as the cabbage palm and smoke bush (pictured left with cotinus coggygria and royal purple).
The succulent, purplish-green leaves range from 1/2 to two inches long.