It was Lucille who was smiling a welcome upon him from the depths of his favourite easy-chair - Lucille sitting over his fire, a novel in her hand, and wearing a delightful rose-pink
But we were bound to walk, so we went on, whilst above our heads waved medusae whose umbrellas of opal or rose-pink
, escalloped with a band of blue, sheltered us from the rays of the sun and fiery pelagiae, which, in the darkness, would have strewn our path with phosphorescent light.
He would often spend a whole day settling and resettling in their cases the various stones that be had collected, such as the olive-green chrysoberyl that turns red by lamplight, the cymophane with its wirelike line of silver, the pistachio-coloured peridot, rose-pink
and wine-yellow topazes, carbuncles of fiery scarlet with tremulous, four-rayed stars, flame-red cinnamon-stones, orange and violet spinels, and amethysts with their alternate layers of ruby and sapphire.
She is a trifle stouter, and her cheeks are a lovely rose-pink
. She has lost the anemic look which she had.
, sweetly fragranced flowers are produced for up to 12 weeks from late October onwards.
Medium sized, it has an upright habit and rose-pink
, sweetly fragranced flowers produced for up to 12 weeks from late October.
To describe her petals merely as rose-pink
does her injustice.
The bright matt-green leaves provide the perfect foil for the sky-blue, pure white or deep rose-pink
flowers and the plants look good for most of the year.
A black-and-white gingham short sleeve shirt with rose-pink
cotton shorts works well.
To get the best colour, you must therefore choose varieties that suit your soil type or ones that are more stable, such as Hydrangea Preziosa which produces rose-pink
blooms that age to crimson-red, even in acid soils.
It is covered in rose-pink
buds on bare stems that open to pale pink from November to March.
Consider 'Sarah Bernhardt' for a fully double, clear rose pink bloom or 'White Wings with semi double broad white petals with ruffed tips and golden stamens or 'Avant Garde' a single bloom having pale rose-pink
petals with darker veins and a boss of golden anthers with red filaments, excellent for cutting.