Pic of the Day--Jimmy Crack Corn

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Pic of the Day--Jimmy Crack Corn

Postby Hank Zumach » Aug 21, 2007 6:29 pm

Hi All--Jimmy Crack Corn has been a very welcome addition to a full shade area of the garden. Since being planted there in 2002, JCC has provided a nice splash of bright yellow color. I have heard that it is even brighter in more sun. It's measurements have been 18x5, 22x8, 25x11, 40x14, 46x13, and 48x19. Lemke's Data Base lists the registration size as 44x24 for a mature plant. Like most hosta varieties, JCC benefits from slug protection.

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The pix are from 2002, 2004, and 2007.
jimmy Crack Corn 6-24-02c 140.jpg

Jimmy Crack Corn 7-8-04c.JPG

Jimmy Crack Corn 6-25-07c 027.jpg
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Postby NWhosta4life » Aug 21, 2007 7:01 pm

One of my favs for sure hank. I only wish it set more pods..really stingy so far :wink: ..im looking forward to mine getting to a more mature size. :D
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Postby SUEDIA » Aug 21, 2007 10:54 pm

Hank, great pictures, I wish mine looked like yours. I will just have to wait until it grows up. Thanks for sharing it will put a glow to the place that I have it planted.
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Postby Nathalie23 » Aug 22, 2007 5:42 am

Wow! It's so luminous!!! :cool:
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Postby eastwood2007 » Aug 22, 2007 2:08 pm

Just ordered mine! :D
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Postby Patrushka » Aug 22, 2007 2:42 pm

It's beautiful Hank! :cool: I want more yellows and JCC looks like a good one. :D
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Postby Spider » Aug 22, 2007 5:12 pm

What is the green/white next to it?
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Postby wishiwere » Aug 22, 2007 5:39 pm

Very nice!
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Postby Hank Zumach » Aug 22, 2007 9:42 pm

Spider--That would be the POTD from the day before Jimmy Crack Corn, Minuteman. Almost all of the POTDs are done in the order that they appear in our garden as a person would walk around the beds.
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Postby hostaanita » Aug 23, 2007 6:45 pm

Love it . It was one of my favorites .,. Now after the move I', trying to identify it . I have many gold Hosta.Is the flower scented?
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    Postby Hank Zumach » Aug 23, 2007 8:26 pm

    Anita--I don't know.
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    Postby DBoweMD » Aug 24, 2007 7:10 am

    JCC flowers are not fragrant.
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