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The grey edged Auriculas had the same exacting colour and form standards as the other three sections of show Auriculas. Their peculiarity was that the outer edge of each petal had to be so thickly powdered with farina,(A naturally occuring mealy dust), as to appear grey.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|