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The Dusty Millar.

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Why did florists grow auriculas?

The Dusty Millar.

The lowly Primula auricula or Dusty Millar, was elevated to the status of a Florist flower at the beginning of the 19th Century.
The Auricula caught the imagination of the old Lancashire weavers and their devotion led to a wide range of beatiful colour combinations.
Show Auriculas were divided into four sections, each with their own peculiar set of rules.

   

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