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Dracunculus vulgaris


By Mildred

Dracunculus vulgaris

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Crikey......haven't seen this before....a type of Arum?? It looks quite lethal, the colouring and tall is it Anita?

28 Jun, 2010


Hello Janey! It is in the garden next door but they have offered us some in Autumn when it can be split. It is about 3ft tall. It is pollinated by flies, it smells like rotting flesh so that it attracts them! Ugh!!!!! They stick then slide down that central pointed part and get trapped, they are released when the flower dies back then! It is certainly very smelly - but stunning to see though!

28 Jun, 2010

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