A Tramp in the (Organic) Garden

Seeds, Smack Talk and Assorted Gardening Madness in South Pasadena, Los Angeles

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Amorphophallus titanum Video

MMMMM. The smell of rotting meat- yummy! What better to attract hordes of carrion eating beetles and flesh flies! If you haven't already seen this, check out the titan arum flower in full video splendor . It generally only grows in Indonesia, but Brooklynites have recently been privy to it's full pungent glory.

PS- So sorry if someone else has posted this vid- I don't remember where this came from!


At 23 August, 2006 06:47, Blogger steven said...

There's a local nutjob who's hobby it is to grow these thing in his basement.

At 23 August, 2006 11:22, Blogger Loretta said...

Sounds like a suspicious cover up for more morbid activities! Keep your eyes on that one...very dubious indeed.

At 23 August, 2006 12:39, Blogger Bomb Bay said...

Smells like Middle Age angst!

At 23 August, 2006 15:31, Blogger Loretta said...

You smell like Middle Age Angst!

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