Smelly 'Corpse Flower' blooms at Longwood Gardens

A picture taken on May 14, 2020 shows a Titan Arum flower that flourished the day before at the Belgian National Botanic Gardens in Meise. - The Titan Arum is the biggest flower on earth and it takes several years for the plant to make one single flo

A rare flower known for its putrid smell has bloomed in Chester County!

Longwood Gardens is home to the giant corpse flower and is offering a live viewing experience for those who want see the stinky flower without having to smell it.

The six-foot-tall flower has been nicknamed 'Sprout', and you can watch a live feed of the flower on

The stream page on the website reads in part: "We’re proud to say we’ve raised a stink … our Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum)—commonly known as the corpse flower—is blooming NOW in our Conservatory’s Tropical Terrace!"

For those who want to experience the stink firsthand, today, Tuesday, July 14, is the only day left to experience this rare bloom up close, as the bloom will only last another 24 hours, or so. Hours are 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.


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