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Narda, here's a candidate for your sensory garden

  • Subject: Narda, here's a candidate for your sensory garden
  • From: "Diann Thoma" <diannthoma@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 13:11:10 -0000


Problem is all those visitors rushing into your sensory garden and trampling 
your hosta beds on the way....But Gene has some other ideas for you in case 
that situation is too nasty to contemplate.


>From: "GeneBush" <genebush@otherside.com>
>Reply-To: perennials@mallorn.com
>To: <perennials@mallorn.com>
>Subject: Re: Titan Arum
>Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 07:45:41 -0400
>Hello Barb,
>     For those of you who are fascinated by weirdness and stink in the 
>there are alternatives to the "corpse flower"  Considerably smaller, but 
>does not
>require a green house, doing fine in the open garden is Sauromatum. Blooms 
>April here in all its strangeness. Stinks up the garden just fine thank 
>you. It is
>now sending up spotted stalks with leaves resembling something from the 
>Quite a show. Next, and in bloom now in the garden, is the "Devil's Arum" 
>Dracunculus. About 4 feet now, variegated foliage, large leaves, bloom 
>about 18
>inches in length. Yep... stink is there.
>     Gene Bush     Southern Indiana    Zone 6a     Munchkin Nursery
>           around the woods - around the world
>genebush@otherside.com     http://www.munchkinnursery.com
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Barb Pernacciaro <bpern@idcnet.com>
>Subject: Titan Arum
> > A "perennial" (?) - anyway, an interesting plant that is now blooming at 
> > University of Wisconsin-Madison and which is getting hundreds of 
> > daily. Here is a blurb from the website from the university with links 
> > information and to a live-cam of the flower itself.
> > Corpse flower begins bloom
> > (posted 06/07/01)
> > The university "corpse flower," the rare plant native to Sumatra that is
> > attracting thousands of visitors to a campus greenhouse, is beginning to
> > blossom.
> > The blossoming is clearly visible to visitors, as shown on a live Web 
> > trained on the plant.
> > The greenhouse will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday through Sunday, June
> > 8-10.
> > Also to better accommodate visitors, the entrance has been changed. The 
> > entrance to the greenhouse will be through the garage at the rear of 
> > Hall at the southeast corner of the building. Visitors will then be able 
> > exit through the building after seeing the flower.
> > The titan arum or "corpse flower" is noted for a malodorous stench given 
> > by blooms that can have a diameter of as much as four feet. The nascent
> > bloom at UW-Madison, exceedingly rare among cultivated titan arum 
>plants, is
> > the first in Wisconsin and may be only the 12th recorded U.S. bloom.
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