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Baby on Board: Titan arum

What do you get when you cross one of the world’s most foul-smelling plants with another purely putrid-scented plant?  The world will soon find out. Audrey and Seymour - Selby Gardens’ two corpse plants - are having babies. Lots and lots of babies. In summer 2016 when...

Titan arum, corpse flower (Aroid Family)

Amorphophallus titanum (Araceae) Origin: Sumatra, Indonesia A “blue moon” is a pretty rare event. What’s even rarer is a chance to see a blooming Amorphophallus titanum. What’s even rarer than that? The chance to see two bloom back to back! Both of the “corpse...

“It wasn’t me.” – Seymour, the corpse flower

Seymour, one of our two mature Amorphophallus titanum ("Corpse flower") plants fooled us in thinking he was going to create an inflorescence (flower) rather than create a leaf as its partner, Audrey, has done. Alas, Seymour won't be treating us to his odorous blossom...

Other Gardens Interested in Selby’s Corpse Plant’s Pollen

It's rare to have an Amorphophallus titanum (corpse flower) in your botanical collection, more so to have a pair, and it's really something special when they bloom almost simultaneously. While botanical gardens in other parts of the nation saw their corpse flowers...

Rotting Corpse Plant Blooming

Have you ever smelled a rotting fish or even sweaty socks? That’s usually a scent you run away from, but that is exactly the smell that is drawing so many to Selby Gardens right now. The putrid scent belongs to the infamous corpse plant, Amorphophallus titanum, are...

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