This Flower Smells Like Rotting, Nasty, Putrid Flesh
This flower only blooms about once in a decade, and when it does, you can smell a fragrance like rotting flesh from a mile away.By Kevin Clancy, Kate Grumke | August 4, 2016
This flower smells like death.
"The first five or six hours, it definitely was giving kind of the dead-animal, rotting-flesh smell where the name corpse flower comes from," said Devin Dotson, a communications specialist with the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C. "But it kind of changed in the early afternoon to a cabbage sort of smell. And then late that night, it was kind of like hot trash."
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