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Metallic Sheen (Zilis 99)

Photo by Carol Brashear

Metallic Sheen (Zilis 99)

Photo by Tim Saville

Metallic Sheen (Zilis 99)

Photo by Bob Axmear

Metallic Sheen (Zilis 99)

Photo by Paul Henjum

'Metallic Sheen' was registered by Mark Zilis in 1999. The parentage is 'Sum and Substance' x 'Elegans'. The leaves turn from blue-green to dark green as the summer progresses. They are glaucous on the top and underside. The leaves are broadly ovate with a cordate base. They are also deeply corrugated. The pale violet tubular flowers set viable seed. The plant becomes 60" wide x 28" tall.