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Green Edged.

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What were the florist´s flowers?

Green Edged.

The edges of the petals were margined green and had no "dust" (Farina).Next to the green edge, was the body or ground colour, which could be yellow, blue,violet, purple, red, or maroon.The outer edge of the colour was allowed to be irregular, but the inner edge had to form a perfect circle.
Next to the ground colour came the "paste", which had to be pure white.The centre of the flower or "eye"had to be perfectly formed.



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