Monday, June 18, 2012

June 16, 2012 Corpse Flower

Here's a photo of the inflorescence at its peak of beauty around 7:00 PM on Saturday. It didn't have very much of an odor at the time, but the smell intensified later at night. The bloom has deteriorated more slowly than past blooms from the other plant, and it still looks pretty decent two days later. I wonder if there are genetic differences; the current plant (#3) has so far produced smaller inflorescences with a redder spathe that opens more widely and stays more open after the first night.


Julie said...

WOW!!! Amazing giant flower!!!

Matt said...

Not as giant as some previous blooms here-- only about 4' high. Still mighty impressive!