Smelliest bulbs

Ellen Hornig
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 19:39:49 PDT
My vote goes to Brachystelma cathcartensis.  It smelled so nasty that I 
never resampled it, which is why I can't give a very clear accounting of its 
fragrance.  From memory, it was a carrion smell, but a particularly dirty 
one.  Fortunately the plant hugs the ground, and the smell doesn't seem to 
carry far (I never noticed it at all until I actually stuck my nose in it).


Ellen Hornig
Seneca Hill Perennials
3712 County Route 57
Oswego NY 13126 USA 

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