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A Fuchsia Night in London

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Trafalgar Square’s fountains are not to be missed at night – February 2016

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#c364c5 color imageA colourful note: fuchsia is a purplish-pink colour named after the plant of the same name.  The plant was discovered in the late 17th century and was named in honour of a famous German botanist, Leonhard Fuchs (1501–66).
The first recorded use of fuchsia as a colour name in English was in 1892 and it became a Crayola crayon in 1990.

 

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aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 6 February 2016

 

 

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    • I reckon I’m a good speller but I spell it wrong too (fuschia) – it’s a very common mistake though! 😇

      On Sat, Feb 6, 2016 at 7:00 PM, Travel with Intent wrote:

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