Virginia wears different colors. They vary from light blue through this shade to (on special occasions) white. Indians ate the leaves as a green vegetable. A Shawnee recipe calls for waterleaves, maple sap, vinegar, pork, and ground meal, all boiled up together. Reminds me why I mostly take my Brussels sprouts straight. You know what you're getting. But if you're hungry and don't have a super market handy, maybe you don't necessarily want to know.