Corn – Zea mays Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Designed with love! Our Grower's Choice Subscription freshly picked and delivered to your door every month. Shop Now Common Name: Corn, Indian Corn, Maize Botanical Name: Zea mays, ZEE-a MAYZ Decorative Life: Years unless animals or disease attack the cobs. Flower Color: Red, White, Yellow Availability: Fall, Summer Storage Specifics: Normally used as dried specimens and as such can be stored at room temperature. Tidbits: There are many corn types including sweet, Yankee, pod, pop and dent.