Smelliest bulbs - nominations

Steve Marak
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 14:01:27 PDT
We tuberous aroid growers have an almost embarrassingly large slate of 
candidates for this position.

I've grown enough that most of the carrion-scented ones don't really 
bother me much any more, nor those that smell musky/foxy (which is how 
Fritillaria imperialis smells to me) or of urine. But there are a few of 
the typhoniums which produce an oddly penetrating and almost eye-watering 
smell of being downwind of a pig farm which still gets to me a bit.


On Fri, 27 Aug 2010, James Waddick wrote:

> >I have had the honor of experiencing the Dead Horse Arum
> 	And nominate it to the list along with the more common
> Sauromatum/Typhonium venosum - or Voodoo Lily.
> 	....and a pot of Paper White narcissus in a closed room can be pretty
> intense too.	Best	Jim

-- Steve Marak

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