Show Edged auriculas
The aristocrats of the auricula world, the 'Edges' are some of the most sought after plants. They are also some of the most challenging to grow, which is why they can also be considered as some of the most fun and rewarding plants. The green edge is actually a mutation of the petal edges into leaf material, and depending on the amount of farina on the flower, this edge can be green, grey or white. According to the rules of the UK auricula societies the body colour should be black or very dark red if not they should be classified as a Fancy auricula though the rules are becoming more flexible.Best grown under cover in an alpine house, cold greenhouse or an outside windowsill.