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Dracunculus vulgaris


By Siris

Dracunculus vulgaris (Dracunculus vulgaris (Dragon arum))

What a pong yesterday, but what a spectacular plant, the spathe over a foot in length.

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Looks amazing but I'm glad I'm not close. I've heard the smell is disgusting.

17 Jun, 2018


What a beauty lovely coloured leaf.

17 Jun, 2018


It's been open 4 days now, but only smelly on the sunny day, when the smell of rotting meat was something to be believed!

17 Jun, 2018


Have grown similar......and the smell is overpowering....

20 Jun, 2018


Mine were somewhat smaller this year, not sure why.
Best place to plant them is by the neighbours kitchen window as I have!!!!!!

4 Jul, 2018


Or the other side of the fence to next doors dustbins, keeps them guessing what's inside!!

5 Jul, 2018



6 Jul, 2018


Yes, they washed out their wheelie bin twice!! Then I took pity and tied the spathe in a sealed poly bag.

13 Jul, 2018

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