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It's #FlowerPowerFriday as we continue talking about Euphorbia Mammillaris every day this week with a new topic each day ! The Corn Cob plant is an oddity, and that strangeness flows right into it's unique flowers as well! These flowers don't look much at all like the multi-petaled, lush, colorful flowers you might be used to! This species produces clusters of solitary green, yellow, or orange cyathia forming a crown around the tip of each stem, interspersed with the tiny leaves. A cayathia is a specialized fake flower that makes up the entire inflorescence of this plant, surrounding the essential reproductive parts! These false flowers stay close to the stem and each have 4 or 5 bracteoles or fake petals to help guide pollinators! The leaflets that surround the bloom area may turn brilliant scarlet or neon orange as the blooms form to further help the pollinators find their way! These charming little plants can bloom at any time between late winter and midsummer depending on the climate and conditions where they are grown, making the yearly spray of color an exciting surprise ! Today's post features my beauty of a succulent! Do you have Euphorbia Mammillaris in your collection already? Share all your favorite plant pictures with us for a chance to win a FREE succulent every month! Post using #ChubbyPlantPeople , tag us, or message us here! If your photo is selected to be featured you will be entered into a monthly raffle (the 30th of each month) for a chance to win a small rooted succulent or cutting as a thank you! Stay tuned all week as we continue to dive into this unique succulent with a new topic every day, and don't forget to enter our giveaway, 11 posts back on our page!