rose periwinkle


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rose periwinkle commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
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In literature:

She is there, borne up above her guests as something indefinably fair, a rose above periwinkles.
"Men, Women and Ghosts" by Amy Lowell
Spared the autumn-rose and the garden's group of pansies, Late-blown dandelions and periwinkles blue.
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
Gargarisms may be prepared from a Decoction, or rather an Infusion, of the Leaves of Periwinkle, or of Red Rose-Leaves, or of Mallows.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot

In news:

In nautical red, bright yellow, blue periwinkle, wild rose, dark royal blue and ivy dot, starfish, and lobster prints.