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No, plainly they were speaking of the environment—this environment—for Mavis’s face wore a look of pleasure and animation as she gestured about, pointing to the ivy-covered walls of the garden, the miniature greensward, the bubbling fountain, the miraculous tulip bed set down in bright Flemish hues here amid these somber urban bowels.  (A larger context is here. Use the search icon to locate the sentence.)

Please explain "Flemish hues".  Thanks.  --- tk
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