Visitors and staff at the UC Botanical Garden share their impressions of Maladora, a corpse flower, which will only stay open a day or two.
The Corpse Flower in full bloom. Photo: Colleen Neff Trudy, the corpse flower at UC Botanical Gardens, is blooming. The Sumatran plant, officially called Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum, started to open around 8 p.m. Saturday July 25, according to the UC Botanical Garden’s Facebook page. Berkeley photographer Colleen Neff visited the garden Sunday morning […]
Let’s go fly kites by Daniel Parks. Taken at the 2014 Berkeley Kite Festival Let’s go fly kites by Daniel Parks. Taken at the 2014 Berkeley Kite Festival KITE FESTIVAL This family-friendly event will celebrate its 30th anniversary this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in César Chavez Park. Every year, hundreds of […]
Little Stinker on July 27, 2010 Who knew watching flowers unfurl was so much fun? UC Botanical Gardens has sent out word that another titan arum plant is blooming. Officials found a new bud on the plant affectionately called The Little Stinker on July 16. Last night, the bud started to open and it should […]
All eyes are on the Corpse Flower at the UC Botanical Garden which, right here, right now, is beginning to bloom. (The photos above show the plant, officially known as the Amorphophallus titanum or titan arum, on June 17, June 18 and today.) The titan arum is so fascinating because of its rare flowering structure and a […]