Any small marine gastropod shell of the genus Littorina. The common European species (Littorina littorea), in Europe extensively used as food, has recently become naturalized abundantly on the American coast. See Littorina.
A trailing herb of the genus Vinca.
Medium soft opaque blue.
chiefly trailing poisonous plants with blue flowers
commonly cultivated Old World woody herb having large pinkish to red flowers
edible marine gastropod
An evergreen shrub with small five-petal blooms. Similar in look to stephanotis without the high price tag. They are available in mixed colors throughout the spring and summer.
trailing evergreen plants of the genus Vinca.
permanence, eternity, longevity (periwinkle is an evergreen)
Periwinkle is a desaturated color in the blue/indigo/violet family. Its name is derived from the lesser periwinkle or myrtle herb (Vinca minor) which bears flowers of the same color. Periwinkle is also called lavender blue.