Key facts about Field of Dreams ornamental corn
- 60-70 in (150-180 cm) tall, 12-18 in (30-45 cm) wide
- Full sun
“Plants have tricolour foliage and look best when grown in a sheltered area, away from high winds. Raccoons and other critters like the small corn cobs produced in late summer.” —Rodger Tschanz, Trial Garden Manager, University of Guelph
Fast-growing plants with variegated green, white and rose long, strappy leaves. Try seeding it directly in containers — it grows that fast! Small cobs produce dark kernels that can be popped.
No. 2 of 15 New Plants for 2012
This is one of 15 new and noteworthy plants for 2012 showcased in the Garden Making feature garden at Canada Blooms 2012.
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New plants are tested for local growing conditions in trial gardens such as at the University of Guelph.
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