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- adj. of pink tinged with lavender
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As the sun rises, lilac-pink clouds filter light over choppy water and white sand, flooding the fake-marble, faux-Vegas lobbies of Cancun's brash hotels.
In the early summer there is a special soft greenness, and the hot air quivers above and about the rocks; later the hill-sides are coloured by the lilac-pink of the ling and the richer tones of bell-heather; and when the autumn leaves are fading and falling
I had seen such places scores of times, but they never attracted my attention so before, neither had I given much consideration to the brilliant scarlet passion flowers that dotted the edge of the forest, or the beautiful soft lilac-pink cloud of blossoms, where a bougainvillea draped a low tree.
'Hidcote Beauty' is a vigorous lilac-pink originally spotted by Hugh in the famous Gloucestershire garden.
Shrubby forms I have kept for years include the delicate, lilac-pink
Glausidium palmatum displays its large, silky lilac-pink flowers, measuring up to three inches across, above large, veined, and crinkled maplelike leaves.
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