purple and yellow

purple and yellow

traditional colors seen in churches during Easter season. [Christian Color Symbolism: Jobes, 487]
See: Easter
References in classic literature ?
There were things sprouting and pushing out from the roots of clumps of plants and there were actually here and there glimpses of royal purple and yellow unfurling among the stems of crocuses.
She is a little fat old lady, with blue eyes and a red face, and wears a huge cap like a sugar-loaf, ornamented with purple and yellow ribbons.
At first I could see nothing, but presently I caught a glimpse of a bit of smooth and glossy green moving among the scarlet and purple and yellow of the vegetation.
ORANGE These resulted from a cross between purple and yellow coneflowers.
The well-known water hyacinths float like balloons along the surface of a pond or fountain and then surprise us with their showy spikes of big blue, purple and yellow flowers.
Alternating laser light of two different wavelengths on the protein molecule can switch it back and forth between its purple and yellow forms.
Aaron Lewis and his colleagues at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem impregnated a plastic film with equal concentrations of the purple and yellow forms of bacteriorhodopsin.