Today's Favorite Plant

trianglejohnAugust 14, 2012

It took a while but this fancy cousin to sweet corn has really begun to shine.

Zea perennis 'Winning Streak'

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butterfly4u

John,
That is beautiful!
I love it.
I bought silver miscanthus grass that is doing alrite, but that is absolutely stunning.
Thanks for showing pic.
Is that a grass?

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 5:09PM
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trianglejohn

It is a grass and it is a corn. It just doesn't make ears and it rarely blooms. I guess wherever it is native to it lives forever since the species name means perennial. Around here it will not survive winter. I plan to take cuttings and overwinter them inside.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 6:46PM
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