After reading Flowerjedi’s recent post about a “Triffid-Like” plant I had to shake my head… so here is something I think falls into the Weird and Wacky category but is a bit more “down to earth”. Sorry folks no classic movie trailers with this one, but I did manage to find a fairly informative YouTube video about the flower in question.
Now here is a great article about a recent blooming of the “odd” flower and the attention it attracts as far away as Switzerland.
Thousands to get a whiff of amorphophallus titanum (corpse flower) in Basel, Switzerland
THOUSANDS of plant lovers have flocked to the northern Swiss city of Basel to see a giant, stinky flower bloom for the first time in 17 years. The Basel Botanical Gardens expects 10,000 people to see its amorphophallus titanum, or corpse flower, in full glory before the bloom wilts late on Saturday or Sunday. Read More