She selected an off-the-shoulder lilac colored sun dress that Alex liked.
the red sun with white and gold rays; in the former the lilac flowers of the Paulownia tree, the flower of the Tycoon's arms, take a prominent part.
Scabiosa atropurpurea: hardy, I to 2 ft., rose, white, lilac, crimson, &c.
The petals are generally white or yellow, more rarely lilac or some other colour, and between the bases of the stamens are honey-glands.
The day was sunny and warm, so a lilac colored sundress was her choice.
With a sinking heart, wretched as she always was now when she found herself in a crowd, Natasha in her lilac silk dress trimmed with black lace walked- -as women can walk--with the more repose and stateliness the greater the pain and shame in her soul.
albo-marginata, i 5 in., has the leaves edged with white, and the flowers lilac. Rich garden soil.
The insects feed upon ash, lilac, privet and jasmine leaves.
Papaver somniferum flore-pleno: hardy, 3 ft., white, lilac, rose, &c.; petals sometimes fringed.
On waking up that morning Count Ilya Rostov left his bedroom softly, so as not to wake the countess who had fallen asleep only toward morning, and came out to the porch in his lilac silk dressing gown.
Near by could be seen the familiar ruins of a half-burned mansion occupied by the French, with lilac bushes still showing dark green beside the fence.
Lilac: C. asturicus, cancellatus var., cilicicus, byzantinus (iridiflorus), longiflorus, medius, nudiflorus, pulchellus, Salzmanni, sativus vars.
He opened the door softly and saw her, in the lilac dress she had worn at church, walking about the room singing.
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
Lilac: C. Imperati, Sieberi, etruscus, vernus, Tomasinianus, banaticus.
Once more, on the left, where are seen the well and lilac bushes by the wall, in the now open field, lived Nutting and Le Grosse.
Amid the scattered property and the crowd on the open space, she, in her rich satin cloak with a bright lilac shawl on her head, suggested a delicate exotic plant thrown out onto the snow.
Sugar and maize; lemons, apricots and melons; cotton, muslin and damask; lilac and purple (azure and gules are words derived Fulk of Anjou, = Melisinda Alice = Bohemund II.
The peach, horse-chestnut, lilac, morello cherry, black currant, rhododendron and many other trees and shrubs develop flower-buds for the next season speedily after blossoming, and these may be stimulated into premature growth.
Stem suckers are such as proceed from the base of the stem, as is often seen in the case of the currant and lilac. They should be removed in any case; when required for propagation they should be taken with all the roots attached to them, and they should be as thoroughly disbudded below ground as possible, or they are liable to continue the habit of suckering.
Thus amongst flowers the white blossoms of the lilac, so much prized during winter, are produced by forcing purple-flowered plants in darkness.
The lilac would be better placed in a dark shed heated to about 70° or 80°, in which some dung and leaves could be allowed to lie and ferment, giving off both a genial heat and moisture.
Sieboldiana, i ft., has lilac flowers; F.
At other times they are at different levels, and are applied over each other, so as to be imbricated, as in lilac, and in the outer scales of sycamore; and occasionally the margin of one leaf overlaps that of another, while it in its turn is overlapped by a third, so as to be twisted, spiral or contortive.
Besides this, P. Sieboldii (cortusoides amoena), I ft., originally deep rose with white eye, but now including many varieties of colour, such as white, pink, lilac and purple; P. japonica, to 2 ft., crimson-rose; P. denticulate, ft., bright bluish-lilac, with its allies P. erosa and P. purpurea, all best grown in a cold frame; P. viscosa, 6 in., purple, and its white variety nivalis, with P. pedemontana and P. spectabilis, 6 in., both purple; and the charming little Indian P. rosea, 3 to 6 in., bright cherry-rose colour, are but a few of the many beautiful kinds in cultivation.
One of the earliest triumphs of synthetical chemistry in this direction was the production of terpineol, the artificial lilac scent, from oil of turpentine.
Alternations of the brighter colours are also displayed in the feathers of the throat, breast and tail-coverts, so as to be in like manner characteristic of the species, and in several the bare space round the eye is yellow, green, blue or lilac. The sexes are alike in coloration, the males being largest.
Diirer's designs, drawn with the pen in pale lilac, pink and green, show an inexhaustible richness of invention and an airy freedom and playfulness of hand beyond what could be surmised from the sternness of those studies which he made direct from life and nature.
Several times on glancing that way he noticed behind that door a plump, rosy, handsome woman in a pink dress with a lilac silk kerchief on her head, holding a dish and evidently awaiting the entrance of the commander-in-chief.
For commercial purposes, crowns of lily of the valley, tulip and other bulbs, and such deciduous woody plants as lilac and deciduous species of rhododendron, while in a state of rest, are packed in wet moss and introduced into coldstorage chambers, where they may be kept in a state of quiescence, if desired, throughout the following summer.
Malcolmia maritima (Virginian Stock): hardy, 6 in., lilac, rose or white.
viridiflora, with white flowers tinged with lilac, are best known.
high, and white flowers tinted and veined with lilac, 3 to 5 in.
A large space around the greatly developed callosities on the buttocks, as well as the upper part of the insides of the thighs, is naked and of a crimson colour, shading off on the sides to lilac or blue, which, depending upon injection of the superficial blood-vessels, varies in intensity according to the condition of the animal - increasing under excitement, fading during sickness, and disappearing after death.
longifolius formosus, 2 ft., bright rosy lilac; A.
On a lilac bush, the flowers appear in spikes.
The lilac blue flowers are a good shape, large and with wonderful contrasting anthers of butter yellow.
The lid and base are lilac colored and the cube is held closed by a pastel blue bobble with velcro.
The silver and gemstone chakra bracelet is approximately 18 cms long and comes in a exquisite shiny lilac satin pouch with a purple lining.
buffalo horn to make a knob, capped with a slice of lilac wood.
The Lilac Fairy arrives in a mother of pearl boat, with four little lilac cherubs in tow.
Wisteria: Popular twining climbers with long racemes of lilac to purple flowers.
I can recall in February, the real kick of wonder I got from the first crocus, pale lilac silk in the sun.
Spring flowering bulbs were covered too, these lilac and white crocus almost disappeared.
The flowering currant roars as I find the ball, Abandoned under the lilac after the semi-final.
Great for beauty gifts. £ 2.99 Lilac daisy Gift Bag Handcrafted gift bag with lilac daisy design on top.
And I also miss the final blessing by the Lilac Fairy in Act 3 after all the wedding divertissements in the Royal Ballet production.
Unusual lilac shaped curved florets in flattish heads which are also slightly fragrant.
Even the outside of houses can be quite bright; lilac front doors or bright yellow window frames are not unusual.
gemstone chakra bracelet is approximately 18 cms long and comes in a exquisite shiny lilac satin pouch with a purple lining.
geranium nodosum Shiny green leaves with sparse flowers in purple or lilac.
greyar with charcoal gray suit for aura of maximum authority. · Lilac: It makes you stand out from the crowd.
Upon returning she is wearing a lilac dress and the traditional headgear.
I used a piece of black buffalo horn to make a knob, capped with a slice of lilac wood.
Bride is wearing white bridesmaids are wearing lilac possibly what color should i wear?
I had lilac on my bridesmaids which was effective and it went incredibly well with ivory.
If you buy lilac be sure that it is grafted either on its own stock or on privet stock.
pale lilac spikes up to 1 " long appear in early summer.
The bluebells were in bloom among the trunks, giving the place a carpet of dark lilac.
Nose leather, eye rims & paw pads pinkish lilac.
Downstairs angular walls add a quaint quirkiness to a ground floor bedroom that is tastefully decorated in soft lilac.
Other colors making notable appearances include hot pink, sunset orange and pastel lilac and rose, " says Laura.
Gradually the tints became paler; shades of soft pink just tinged the far-off clouds, and a delicate lilac fell on the waters.
lilac bush, the flowers appear in spikes.
lilac wild flowers.
lilac polo shirt features a logo embroidered on the chest.
lilac tree for about 4 years.
lilac paint colors (it seemed like a good idea at the time!
lilac in color with a lemon yellow flash to each fall.
Dark lilac in points or body color in lilac in points or body color in Lilac Tortie Points 3e.
lilyurus April 21st - May 21st A wonderful bouquet of scented pink lilies arranged with lilac wild flowers.
The bodice features a round neckline, with a sweet fold-over peter pan collar, edged in lilac.
This great vintage evening bag has a padded pale Lilac satin body and handle, with a matching lace overlay on the front.
Matching pillow sham available. £ 14.95 More details Lilac Patchwork Sham Give your bedroom a cozy, country appeal with our exclusive patchwork quilt.
This mens lilac polo shirt features a logo embroidered on the chest.
The larvae feed on wild and garden privet and saplings of Ash, Lilac and Guelder rose.
Girls Ad romper £ 16.00 A funky girls lilac cotton summer romper with advert design.
Dogwood and lilac rub shoulders with vigorous shrub roses in magenta and white.
Lilac: It is a magnificent light floral scent fresh from an English garden.
twineteria: Popular twining climbers with long racemes of lilac to purple flowers.
Basically they have a lilac colored undercoat, with white tips at the end of each hair.
The erect, flowering stems appear from July to late autumn and produce dense whorls of lilac flowers with a strong and pungent smell.
The lilac would be better placed in a dark shed heated to about 70Ã‚° or 80Ã‚°, in which some dung and leaves could be allowed to lie and ferment, giving off both a genial heat and moisture.
The insects feed upon ash, lilac, privet and jasmine leaves, and are found more rarely on elder, rose, apple and poplar trees.
Girls Ad Romper £ 16.00 A funky girls lilac cotton summer romper with advert design.
Is n't its meaning the lilac petals on water, camomile 's sensuous sinking lip on lip, into starry extinction !
Amethyst Amethyst can vary in color from a pale transparent lilac to deep purple translucent crystal.
Lilac and Brown: If you're not a fan of pink, consider a nursery with pretty lilac crib bedding offset with warm, chocolate brown walls.
Lilac point: Recognized in 1950 by the Cat Fanciers Association, the lilac point Siamese cat has points that are a beautiful shimmering silver-gray and pink color with a snowy white body.
The cat's nose and the pads of its feet are a lovely shade of lilac.
These cats are currently found with a variety of colors or "points" such as seal, blue, chocolate and lilac, all of which are recognized by the American Cat Fancier's Association.
Chocolate is a warm, brown color while the lilac is a pinkish-gray.
In the lilac point, the body should be pure, bright white with grayish pink color on the points.
The body should be an icy white and the points are lilac with patches of cream.
Lilac Lynx - The body should be a glacial white color, and the points are pale frosty grey with a pinkish tone ticked with darker lilac tabby markings.
Lilac Cream Lynx - The body has vivid white fur, and the points are a pinkish gray with lilac tabby markings through them.
Fleurissimo is one such scent; not only is it said to be a favorite of Madonna and the late actress Grace Kelly, it boasts an intoxicating mixture of floral notes, including rose, lilac, violet and tuberose.
Shades of brown, gray, camel, taupe, dark brown, black, charcoal, copper, pink, peach, violet, lilac, silver and gold will make blue eyes appear even bluer.
For example, have the men wear silk shirts in lilac and then add a deep plum tie.
In general, pastel shades such as butter yellow, lilac, and mint green are better suited to spring and early summer events than any fall wedding date.
Purple hues can range from the palest lilac to the deepest plum colors and everything in between.
The tall Ae. grandiflorum forms a spreading bush about a foot high, from which springs racemes of pink and lilac flowers.
Arctotis Grandis - A handsome kind from the Cape, with grey or silvery leaves and stems, and showy white flowers, 2 inches or more across, with a gold-banded pale mauve centre, and shaded with lilac on the outside.
Blue Throatwort (Trachelium) - T. coeruleum is a much-branched perennial, 1 to 2 feet high, bearing in summer broad clusters of small blossoms, blue in the type and white and lilac in the varieties.
The flowers are large, soft lilac color, with conspicuous white or pale centres.
Iberis Gibraltarica - A beautiful plant, larger in all its parts than the other kinds, with flowers of delicate lilac in low close heads, in spring and early summer.
I. umbellata nana rosea and alba are two of the most distinct, being about 9 inches high; the dark crimson, carmine, lilac, and purple sorts, about 1 foot high, are also fine.
Carduncellus Pinnatus - A pretty little alpine plant of the Thistle order, with finely-cut leaves and attractive heads of lilac flowers like a Cornflower.
Agnuscastus is a graceful shrub, with divided leaves, and in late summer clusters of small pale lilac flowers.
America. C. pinnata is a stout kind, pinnate leaves; from 14 to 20 inches high, flowering from April to June, with large pale purple, lilac, or white flowers in a cluster.
The flowers are quite small, being only about 1/4 inch long, and are of a very pale lilac color.
It has handsome oval leaves, with patches of reddish-brown; the rosy-purple or lilac flowers are borne singly on stems 4 to 6 inches high, and droop gracefully.
The flower-stem is nearly 4 feet high, and is densely set with handsome lilac flowers as large as a five-shilling piece.
Eremurus Robustus - One of the best known in gardens, with a huge flower-stem 6 to 10 feet high, bearing a dense raceme of peach-shaped lilac flowers nearly 2 inches in diameter.
June and July many large purplish lilac Aster-like flowers with conspicuous orange centres.
Its slender branches of 10 to 20 feet bear narrow leaves like a Willow, and an abundance of handsome lilac trumpet-flowers, 1 to 2 inches long, and continue as long as the warm season lasts.
The half-hardy kinds are S. retusus (deep rose and orange flowers with crimson tips), Grahami (lilac and orange), and Hookeri (pale rose and yellow).
The color varies in different plants, but it is always a variation of delicate lilac and white.
In H. breviscapa they are 6 to 8 inches long, white with deep lilac stamens, the whole turning a pretty rose-red before fading.
Its flowers range in color from pale lilac to deep purple, and have given good seed in the past autumn.
Phlomis Cashmeriana - At its best a striking plant, about 2 feet high, with densely woolly stems and leaves, and heavily crowded whorls of pale lilac or rosy-purple flowers, from the end of July.
The grassy leaf tufts reach dinner-plate dimensions, and yield numerous pretty fringed flowers of lilac hue with rich orange centres.
The flowers are larger than those of any of the group, the falls mottled with white and rich lilac both on the claw and on the broad rounded blade.
The flowers, on a stem of about 6 inches high, are somewhat smaller than I. iberica, of a uniform lilac color, though marked with veins, but the uniformity is broken by a conspicuous "signal" patch of deep purple on the fall.
Similar in aspect is I. aphylla, with deep lilac falls and white standards veined with purple, whilst there are numerous varieties, the colors of which are varied and beautiful.
It is dwarf and spreading, and bears numerous lilac bell-shaped flowers.
Jalapa, a dense, round bush covered with flowers, nearly 3 feet high, the flowers about 1 inch across, white, rose, lilac, yellow, crimson and purple-striped, mottled, and selfs.
Chelidonii, of doubtful hardiness, from the Himalayas, with charming pale lilac flowers and greyish-green foliage.
Lilac Meadow Rue (Thalictrum Dipterocarpum) - A distinct and graceful plant, one of the best hardy flowers introduced for many years.
Tall, of fine foliage and habit, with very beautiful flowers of lilac hue.
It is a large shrub, 8 to 10 or more feet high, variable in foliage, and with flowers densely crowded in globose heads peduncled in the axils of the uppermost leaves, and which vary in color from pink to pale lilac, with an orange throat.
Until the second half of this century only white, rose, salmon, and lilac sorts were known; and we are indebted to Mr Fortune for his Chinese varieties, most of which have scarlet, violet, and magenta flowers.
Very few kinds are in cultivation, though several are well worth growing, such as P. integerrima, with pretty purple flowers in April and May; P. nudicaulis, a charming plant with large lilac flowers in early summer; and P.
The flowers are of a curious shade of creamy white tinged with lilac towards the base.
Rock Beauty (Petrocallis) - P. pyrenaica is a beautiful little alpine plant, forming dense cushions 2 to 3 inches high, resembling a mossy Saxifrage, with fragrant pale lilac flowers, faintly veined, coming in April.
Snakes-beard (Ophiopogon) - Herbaceous perennials, about 1 1/2 feet high, the flowers, usually small, lilac, appearing late in summer and in autumn in spikes, 2 to 5 inches long, rising from grassy tufts of evergreen foliage.
This native of our shores, and of the tops of the Scottish mountains, is very pretty, with its flowers of soft lilac or white springing from cushions of grass-like leaves; but the deep rosy form, rarely seen wild, best deserves cultivation.
G. viridifolia, a dwarfer plant with smaller flowers, white flushed with lilac, is also grown, and between this and G.
The deep-cut leaves form a dwarf deep-green tuft over the mud, and from this tuft arise stems bearing at intervals whorls of handsome pale lilac or pink flowers.
The flowers, deliciously fragrant and of a pale dingy lilac, are gathered in short panicles upon stems of 4 to 12 inches.
Trees and shrubs that Japanese beetles don't like include boxwood, red maples, hickory trees, juniper, lilac, magnolia and many more.
The birthstone of February is amethyst and this beautiful stone is found in colors from pale lilac to deep purple.
The word "Magical" is printed in a lilac color and placed sideways along the outer edge of the locket charm.
This thong is available in lilac, deep purple and heather gray.
It is available in sizes up to 3X and in soft colors such as Blue, Lilac, White and Yellow.
It's available in sizes up to 26 and comes in soft pink, lilac, ivory and pale blue.
It comes in sizes 38-54 B and in colors white, black and French lilac.
It comes in shades such as Black, French Lilac and Dark Navy.
Right now they have large frames, wraparound styles and lenses in shades like amber, lilac and gray.
VO3659B: Delightfully irreverent, this pair of frames come in a light lilac color, is delicate with its metal frame, and even features a small flower at its temple.
And just looking at a set of Dior Baby Shine lilac lenses is enough to inspire your American Express card into action.
The wraps come in white, ivory, pink, sky blue, and lilac.
Additionally, this swimsuit is fashioned in a beautiful lilac color, so if this shade works well with your skin tone, then this may be a good fit.
Matching sets in some of Dolly's favorite colors would include peach, lilac, royal blue and bright pink.
Floral: Rose, lavender, lilac, hibiscus, daffodil, hydrangea, and other floral scents are some of the most familiar and most widely available.
Floral: Flower candle scents are always popular, and hydrangea, lilac, and delphinium are perfect for blue.
A cranberry red candle is perfect for a winter ring, a warm amber colored candle is ideal for a fall ring, or a light lilac candle is suitable for a spring ring.
If you are looking for something a little smaller, a lilac purse is available in the reduced size of 12 inches by 7 inches.
Sold from Wishing Fishing, the Joy and Jake hard sided travel cases are solid colored and available in pink and lilac as well as other colors.
Whether your favorite color is lilac, or your budget cannot exceed $85.00, you'll find an Overland bag that's just perfect here!
Piel Pastel Collection Large Satchel: This large tote bag comes in beautiful pastel shades of leather, including pink, lilac, sky blue and spring green.
Target offers a Lilac and Pink Sports Jersey Comforter Set that offers the appeal of sports, but with a more girly take.
Another type of smell is often present during a reading for a specific person, such as a cigar scent that the client associates with her grandfather or lilac perfume her grandmother wore.
There are fruit-scented candles such as apricot, blueberry, farmhouse apple, and black raspberry as well as florals like fresh cut roses and lilac blossoms.
Hot colors for spring are pastels like baby pink and lilac.
Pair them with a breezy pale lilac skirt and white top, or white capris with a turquoise cami.
And she will be thrilled with the range of colors, including powder blue and lilac.
They're available in blue, white, lilac, and pink.
They're made of terry cloth and are available in white, cheetah, blue, lilac, and pink.
It's available in white, cheetah, lilac, and pink.
The classic boat shoe has been updated and given a feminine touch with a rainbow of cheery colors, such as Parisian Blue, Kelly Green, Turquoise and Lilac.
It comes in a variety of colors to fit various home décor schemes, including white, silver, lemon yellow, geranium red, plum, lilac, Nantucket Navy, sage green, and bark brown.
For example, if you're blond with fair skin, you'll look great in panties in pale pink or lilac shades.
Your breasts will look especially perky no matter what you wear in this retro-styled bra that's available in colors white, black, electric lilac, neon blue, gold and the suggestively named red devil.
A soft pink and blue is another fail-proof selection that blends nicely with lightly colored robes in cream, baby blue, and lilac.
Be sure to check out the lilac butterfly print flannel pajamas.
It falls to mid-calf, is available in sizes from petite to plus and comes in a variety of colors including blue, butter, mocha and lilac.
Betsey Johnson often uses unexpected color combinations to make her lingerie options more exciting, so why not try something like lilac camo-print panties and a coordinating bra?
This look can combine colors that aren't usually seen together, like coffee and mauve, or lilac and tan.
Kinder Haven offers a wide variety of scented goat's milk soaps, including peach mango, jasmine vanilla, lilac and more.
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