Tag Archives: Amorphophallus titanum

A Smelly Affair: Corpse Flower Blossoms!

Edmonton’s Muttart Conservatory boasts of a healthy, smelly corpse flower in residence. Nicknamed “Putrella”, the corpse flower has unexpectedly bloomed before her time! And what a stench she is to smell!   Image Credit: https://www.facebook.com/muttart.conservatory1   The Corpse Flower, or Amorphophallus titanium, is known … Continue reading

Posted in "Just The Facts", Announcements, Flower Varieties, Flowers in the News, Fun Stuff, Uncategorized, Unusual Flowers, Weird and Wacky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Putrella, the Corpse Flower is Now in Full Bloom at the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton

What’s 8 ft tall and smells like death? That would be Putrella, the Corpse Flower! Also known scientifically as titan arum or amorphophallus titan, the affectionately named Putrella, is the tallest and the stinkiest plant in the world and we … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers in the News, Unusual Flowers, Weird and Wacky | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Foul Smelling Flowers

Don’t stop and smell these flowers! Plug your nose! These are foul-smelling, vomit-inducing flowers that you don’t want to get too close to. The Voodoo Lily (Dracunculus vulgaris) It’s a beautiful pink flower but don’t let its good looks fool … Continue reading

Posted in Weird and Wacky | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments