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No Blue Plants: The Bluebells Of The Rapture

Something I've seen crop up from time to time as I've tried to educate myself about my new home and the local plantlife is the idea that there are no "true" blue plants. There's this infrequent but recurring idea that cornflowers and forget-me-nots and nigella and bluebells are all lying to you and are secretly purple but using plant trickery to convince you of their blueness. Here's an Interflora blog which lists supposed offenders.

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Philippa Warr: Pip wrote for Rock Paper Shotgun between 2014-2017, covering everything from MOBAs, hero brawlers and indie curios. She also had a keen interest in the artistry of video game creation, and was very partial to keeping us informed of the latest developments in British TV show Casualty.
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