For when it blooms – which experts predict should occur in the next few days – it will release not the fragrant scent of most flowers, but a revolting stench rather like rotting flesh.
And to make matters worse, two Arums are due to flower at the same time – a first in Kew Gardens’ 250-year history.
— Two Titan arums, aka corpse flower, are expected to bloom at Kew Gardens soon. Read more at Kew! What a giant pong - two of the world’s smelliest flowers are just about to bloom at Daily Mail.