Floral Peacock

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Floral peacock,  Kew Gardens,  London,  February 2017


#c5d0e6 color imageHex colour reference:  #c5d0e6

A colourful note:  this pale blue-lilac shade, known as periwinkle, is named after the flowers of the lesser periwinkle or myrtle herb.

The first recorded use of periwinkle as a colour name in English was in 1895.  It appeared as a Crayola crayon in 1958 and is still in existence.


aDSC_0636_ppCopyright Debbie Smyth, 13 March 2017


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