Definition of blue curls

: any of several mints (genus Trichostema) with irregular blue flowers

Examples of blue curls in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Use seed varieties like coreopsis, poppies, bluebonnets, bee balm, phlox, blue curl, Salvia coccinea, sunflower and other selections that are well adapted for the Central Texas area. Calvin Finch, ExpressNews.com, "The best living evergreen Christmas trees you can plant later in your San Antonio garden," 28 Nov. 2019 Most wildflower seed varieties require full sun, but Salvia coccinea and blue curl will prosper in the shade. Calvin Finch, ExpressNews.com, "Your fall and winter lawn care guide for San Antonio," 26 Sep. 2019 The beauty mogul had her hair up in icy blue curls while wearing a white tuxedo dress for the night out. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall and Kylie Went to Drake's New Year's Eve Party Amidst His Feud with Kanye," 2 Jan. 2019 Another wildflower, blue curl (Phacelia) is also blooming and is especially obvious because of its ability to attract butterflies and bees. Calvin Finch, San Antonio Express-News, "What’s blooming in S.A. gardens now in April," 20 Apr. 2018 The beauty mogul had her hair up in icy blue curls while wearing a white tuxedo dress for the night out. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kendall and Kylie Went to Drake's New Year's Eve Party Amidst His Feud with Kanye," 2 Jan. 2019 Another wildflower, blue curl (Phacelia) is also blooming and is especially obvious because of its ability to attract butterflies and bees. Calvin Finch, San Antonio Express-News, "What’s blooming in S.A. gardens now in April," 20 Apr. 2018 For late winter and early spring grow Salvia greggii, horse herb, phlox, verbena, coreopsis and blue curl (Phacelia). Calvin Finch, San Antonio Express-News, "Attracting and producing butterflies in your landscape," 6 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of blue curls

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Blue curls.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blue%20curls. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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