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The Color Thesaurus

a writer posts her Color Thesaurus - just a beginning. I wonder what one might find on a high-end paint site?

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White is the color of purity and innocence. It may seem like just a single color, but there are many shades, ranging from brilliant white to all the hues in the ivory family.

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Yellow Polka Dot Bikini hosta. This is a very beautiful hosta, many shades of white, blue, yellow. *Sometimes the names are the best ever, like this one.*

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The name of the Heuchera variety is next to the leaf sample. And this is just a few of the many Heuchera (A.K.A. Coral Bells) varieties that are out there.

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goddessofsax: Here’s a handy dandy color reference chart for you artists, writers, or any one else who needs it! Inspired by this post x

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Love the paint colors you saw in the Better Homes and Gardens color story? Get the paint color names, plus tips and tricks for decorating with color.

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17 Top Ornamental Grasses

One of our favorite low-growing species, this gorgeous plant offers a perfect mounding habit. Variegated selections (such as 'Aureola' or 'All Gold') bear brightly colored foliage that light up shady corners. Name: Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' Growing Conditions: Part shade and well-drained soil Size: To 1 foot tall Zones: 5-9 Plant This Grass Because: It adds bright color to shade gardens. Native to North America: No/

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