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Today's Favorite Plant

Posted by trianglejohn z7b NC (johnbuettner@hotmail.com) on
Tue, Aug 14, 12 at 10:58

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

Zea perennis 'Winning Streak'


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RE: Today's Favorite Plant

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?


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RE: Today's Favorite Plant

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.


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