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mauve

1. any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
2. a reddish-purple aniline dye
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A NEAT evergreen bush, Daphne Aureomarginata has beautiful apple green leaves that are elegantly margined in yellow and sweetly-scented pale mauve blossoms during February and March.
As well as coming in a mass of different colours, you can get scented varieties such as P crispum Varietagum, which has fabulous lemon-scented cream-edged leaves and which produces pale mauve flowers throughout summer.
karavatiense, which produces star shaped, pale mauve flowers with purple mid ribs.
The beauty of the flowerus latinus namus is best seen in the evening when its pale mauve flowers turn to a deep purple with golden tips,'' said the doyen of gardeners.
Tricyrtis macropodia and Tricyrtis formosanum both throw up wiry stems topped by pale mauve flowers mottled with purple.
In the arrangement shown at right, the pale mauve pansies are growing in a 6-inch plastic pot wrapped in Spanish moss; white sweet alyssum spilling over the sides gives the bouquet a lacy look.
Four new, light-colored offerings have been added to the company's Royal Sateen 310 thread count solid-color Candlelight sheet program: pale mauve, bamboo, seafoam and cornsilk.
This species has white or purple flowers but the hybrids range from Joan of Arc, white with a purple base, Mammoth Yellow, largest of the golden types, the striking Pickwick, white with dense veins of purple and lilac, Remembrance, glossy violet, and Flower Record, pale mauve.
Some of the best are Gold Standard that has wonderful golden leaves with green edges and lavender blue flowers, Hadspen Blue which is a slow-growing variety with thick, grey blue leaves and pale mauve flowers, and So Sweet that has glossy, green leaves with creamy white margins and fragrant purple-striped flowers.
Only Monica Bellucci added a hue, shimmering in a snug pale mauve satin gown.
Jane was worried her eyes would look too deep-set but Clare showed her how pale mauve swept out from the corner to the middle of the eye, darker tones in the socket and a stroke of mascara would open up her eyes.
The blossoms are normally pale mauve but the variety Prolific is lilac-blue and flowers freely from an early age.