Periwinkle is a pale indigo color that takes its name from the flower. It is blue with shades of purple and sits between the two in the color wheel.
Periwinkle represents serenity, calmness, winter, and ice. It can also symbolize blossoming friendships, sentimental memories, and everlasting love.
Periwinkle is an anchoring hue when used with more vibrant colors, such as oranges or greens or a complementary color when used with other shades of blue and neutrals.