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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

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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

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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

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Flowers & Science – The Latest Discoveries


Flower Evolution Flowers in Australia evolved their bright colours to attract native bees, according to new research that proves the flying insects are crucial to flower pollination around the world. Researchers already knew that flower colours in the Northern Hemisphere … Continue reading

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More Weird and Wacky


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 … Continue reading

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