Cornflower-blue to be precise; few shades are more intense.

Cornflower blossoms

These flowers have a connection with romance novels.



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From: Andy Stewart (May 15 2007, at 10:48)

By longstanding tradition, cornflowers are the flowers everyone wears on the lapel of their evening dress on Speech Day at Harrow School.

Harrovians often dye the flowers by leaving them dipped in an ink well overnight, producing all sorts of hues.

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From: Sérgio Nunes (May 16 2007, at 02:17)

I think you'll appreciate this portuguese (photo)-blog.

http://vulgardelineu.blogspot.com/

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