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Expat wanderer

Color of the Year: Honeysuckle

I don’t know why, I think of honeysuckle as a kind of yellowish white, so when Pantone announced the colors for 2011 and Honeysuckle turned out to be a very coral-colored pink, I was kind of surprised.

A short time later, honeysuckle is everywhere. Today I got this ad – all for honeysuckle colored flowers:

Update: Here are some images of real honeysuckle

January 22, 2011 - Posted by | Arts & Handicrafts, color, Gardens, Marketing


  1. I cry, remembering the honeysuckly that grew in front of my grandmother’s front kitchen window (not the grandmother that died recently). I would give every cent of my research funds to have the ability to grow honeysuckle here.

    Comment by AcadeMama | January 24, 2011 | Reply

  2. Where you are now, AcadeMama, you CAN grow honeysuckle, and you can grow jasmine. 🙂

    Comment by intlxpatr | January 24, 2011 | Reply

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