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#1 Loakesy

 
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Posted 27 May 2008 - 16:06 PM

I think I need to get my nose-peg ready!!

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Dracunculus vulgaris

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 20:06 PM

Nice one Andy!! Keep us updated with pics as it opens :cd:

Love these plants!

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Posted 27 May 2008 - 21:05 PM

Looking good how long to go till flower do you reckon?

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 15:09 PM

I have to confess that I'm an Aroid flower virgin. In other words, I have no idea: a week or two perhaps!

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Posted 01 June 2008 - 19:32 PM

I had one flower.... last year or the year before. The spathe stayed tightly closed for what seemed like an eternity until one morning when, on my way out to work, I stood on the doorstep and could smell it from 20ft!

Fingers crossed yours won't take too long (but it will probably still open overnight).

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Posted 08 June 2008 - 10:55 AM

Nearly there:
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Posted 09 June 2008 - 00:16 AM

cant wait for the pics! i love stinky aroids...D. vulgaris is always a neat one too! Good job!

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Posted 09 June 2008 - 15:05 PM

mines just finnished flowering the dog went wild for the smell only one who did lol

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Posted 09 June 2008 - 23:36 PM

Looks like it will be an interesting flower Andy-well done! :)

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 15:54 PM

After having found a nice spot for this plant in the garden it was banished to the allotment just the other day. Fortunately the shock of the move wasn't enough to stop this:

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It smells a bit!!

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 20:13 PM

Excellent flower Andy, thanks for posting another pic now its opened :shock: Is the smell quite bad or is it bareable?? I guess being outside rather than in a enclosed greenhouse must help quite a bit with the smell.

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Posted 16 June 2008 - 08:02 AM

The smell is definately not nice. Vaguely reminiscent of a fridge full of meat, that's been switched off and left for about a week! At the same time the smell isn't that powerful.

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Posted 09 August 2008 - 18:02 PM

Wow
Looks good, never smelt it so cant make a comment but have a few Konjacs that are getting really big colour is amazing ;-)
Bye for now Julian

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Posted 24 September 2010 - 10:11 AM

Would the smell be bad enough to have the neighbours complaining?

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Posted 24 September 2010 - 11:41 AM

I bet the flower makes up for the bad smell though.
What an interesting looking plant!

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Posted 24 September 2010 - 12:00 PM

Very cool!......


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Posted 24 September 2010 - 12:05 PM

Very cool!...How or what kind of stench do the flowers produce? Rotten meat smell? Musky skunk? Moldy cellar smell? Athletes foot perhaps? Im curious...


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putrid sh** mixed with rotten meat. ;)

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Posted 24 September 2010 - 12:19 PM

putrid sh** mixed with rotten meat. ;)


Got it.........



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