In some cultures, blue roses traditionally signify a mystery, or attaining the impossible, or never ending quest for the impossible. They are believed to be able to grant the owner youth or grant wishes. Historically, this symbolism derives from the rose's meaning in the language of flowers common in Victorian times. Blue roses also convey inner feelings of love at first sight, being enchanted by something or someone.

World's first blue roses after 20 years of research

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Christmas Shadow Box | The Purple Pumpkin Blog

Christmas Shadow Box

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C. viorna still blooming in October, color-coordinating itself with the purple beauty berry.

Clematis viorna with Callicarpa americana berries (beautyberry actually a coastal native, but will grow fine her).

Lily Collins looks majestic in purple dress at Love, Rosie premiere #dailymail

Lily Collins looks majestic in purple dress at Love, Rosie premiere

Lily in the purple: Actress Lily Collins made a showstopping appearance at the Love, Rosie premier in Italy on Sunday in Elie Saab

Purple hair color is the star of the bright-colored hair trend. The variety of purple shades will not leave you dissatisfied. Welcome to the purple side!

24 Inspiring Purple Hair Color Ideas

Purple hair color is the star of the bright-colored hair trend. The variety of purple shades will not leave you dissatisfied. Welcome to the purple side!

As the garden hits a summer lull, Toby Buckland picks 10 plants that will hold interest, come rain or shine.

1 Salvia nemorosa from the mildly aromatic silvery green leaves to the violet flower spikes with purple stems. Bees love the flowers that stay looking sharp long after the petals fall, thanks to papery bracts that hold their colour.

Veronicastrum virginicum album. A couple of clumps of this at the back of the border would be dramatic. There is also a purple one….

Culver's root (Veronicastrum virginicum, zones 3 to Wildlife loved - this plant has spiky white flowers that butterflies, moths and bees adore.Makes a perfect rain garden addition.

alliums, with heads about the size of tennis balls, come in a vibrant deep purple, (Allium  hollandicum ‘Purple Sensation’), or a softer mauvy shade, (Allium hollandicum aflatunense).  both are spectacular in bud, full flower, in the seedhead stage, and long lasting in the vase too.  what is more they seem to naturalise and bulk up well.

- Giant Alliums in the flower border. They look like little pom-poms or like the flower in the Lorax.

Purple Smoke Bush | Hardy in Zones 4-9, Full Sun, 12-15' Tall. Great accent planting, with pruning can also be used as an ornamental tree.

Purple smoke bush is often used as a garden specimen due to the purple-pink plumes and the purple leaves on some cultivars. It is highly drought tolerant. Common Names: Purple smoke bush, smokebush, smoketree, purple smoke tree.

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour

Rockery plants: Top 10 plants for an alpine rock garden

The 10 best alpine plants for the rockery. Choose these low-growing and drought-tolerant alpine plants for a rock garden full of flower colour - Gardening Ideas

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