Posts Tagged "titan arum"

Putrella: The Corpse Flower

Putrella: The Corpse Flower

This week Edmontonians were treated to a rare and wondrous occurrence: the blooming of Putrella, aka “the corpse flower” or titan arum. It began in the early hours of Monday morning at the Muttart Conservatory and continued through Tuesday. As of now, the spathe and spadix have begun to wilt and will soon collapse. When I caught wind of the news we dropped everything and made our way...

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