*METALLIC BUTTERFLY (Stamile,P.)
TET 1201 [(Huckleberry Candy x Sheerwater Blues) X Tetra Mystic Mariner]
23 ERe. vfr. emo. Ev. 4 ¼ x 2 ½ x 1 ¾. 3-way branching.
butterfly with a metallic eye. Like a halogram, if you look at the flower
from an angle the eye changes from a multicolored blue and gray and lavender
to a solid silver foil looking like someone had glued aluminum foil over
the eye. An intriguing flower that always fascinates. You will often find
me moving my hand back and forth to force the metallic flash.
going on in the eye of these metallic eyes I will have to let the scientists
say. All I can tell you is that unlike some metallic eyes, the metallic
eye in METALLIC BUTTERFLY does not seem to be temperature dependent.
pink color with exceptional substance and very flat form round out this
special cultivar. Easily fertile both ways.