corpse flower

Morticia in full bloom Wednesday. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

Smelly Corpse Flower Finally Blooms At Franklin Park Zoo

A giant plant at the Franklin Park Zoo known as the corpse flower because of the rotting flesh stench it gives off has bloomed.


Corpse flower in bloom.

Flower That Smells Like Rotting Flesh About To Bloom At Franklin Park Zoo

The Franklin Park Zoo is ready to celebrate an attraction that smells like dead rotting flesh and only shows up once every seven to fifteen years.