white-edged


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Adj.1.white-edged - having a white border
bordered - having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief"
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Moreover, when two birds belonging to two distinct breeds are crossed, neither of which is blue or has any of the above-specified marks, the mongrel offspring are very apt suddenly to acquire these characters; for instance, I crossed some uniformly white fantails with some uniformly black barbs, and they produced mottled brown and black birds; these I again crossed together, and one grandchild of the pure white fantail and pure black barb was of as beautiful a blue colour, with the white rump, double black wing-bar, and barred and white-edged tail-feathers, as any wild rock-pigeon!
Kim is known for his signature style of abstract paintings with blue dots and white-edged squares, and the blue color inspired by Korea's nature is often dubbed "Whanki Blue."
Attract bees and butterflies to the garden by planting butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) 'Harlequin', which has fragrant red-purple flowers and white-edged leaves.
The collection includes three bulbs each of the pure white casa blanca, the popular pink and white stargazer and the deep pink and white-edged corvara varieties.
There are some which can be used as climbers, clinging to the wall like ivy, such as the white-edged Silver Queen.
On one occasion the late King's sister, The Princess Royal, was visiting and the station was duly decorated with white-edged platforms, red carpet and little trees.
A white-edged violet was developed in 1950 and named 'Lady Geneva.' Since then, all blooms with this white edge are called "genevas." In 1952 a new flower shape appeared.
Scaevola, from the Pacific region, with its curious `half-flower' like a tiny hand, is available in a new variety, Zig Zag, with white-edged, blue petals.
japonica `Variegata', which has white-edged leaves.