Aroids forum: Conservatory lily blooming today!

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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jun 22, 2015 8:18 AM CST
http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-events/titan-arum-...
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eclayne
Jun 22, 2015 8:49 AM CST

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Thanks Tiffany.
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purpleinopp
Jun 24, 2015 1:06 PM CST
YW. For some reason today, I can't get it to work, that web cam.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Jun 24, 2015 1:28 PM CST

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Same here. Sad
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jun 24, 2015 2:48 PM CST
TY for checking! It seems to be working as of just now. Whew! I don't want to miss this & hadn't had a peek since yesterday afternoon, wasn't working all day today.

No idea about the speed at which it should happen. Does anyone know?

And is the tree-trunk looking, unbelievably huge leaf behind the bud part of this plant?
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Jun 24, 2015 2:59 PM CST

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That's the petiole of a different titanum and there's another further back!!

Clive..these names crack me up.
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jun 25, 2015 9:54 AM CST
TYVM! IDK how many times I'll have to look at this pic/web cam to notice everything. Just now noticed the big pot around the flower/bud. Dying to see more that's just out of frame would get me in there in person, if it wasn't 1,000 miles away.

Hasn't changed much in the past 3 days.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Jun 25, 2015 10:04 AM CST

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purpleinopp said:Hasn't changed much in the past 3 days.

I didn't realize it was this slow either. Maybe Clive needs a little blue pill.
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Name: Tiffany
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purpleinopp
Jun 25, 2015 10:07 AM CST
So many things could, having similar thoughts! :+)

Wish there was some kind of writing, periodic update, to help us understand what we're looking at. Or even a date @ the top. Starting to worry it's closing, not opening.
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Name: Tiffany
Opp, AL (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jun 25, 2015 10:15 AM CST
Photo attached to story is a diff plant, but this doesn't look promising, comparing date of article in May to said estimate of "next week or two."
http://bulletnewsniagara.ca/index.php?p=Sections&id=1298

Excellent description of what happens, but article dated April:
http://www.thestar.com/life/2012/04/27/worlds_tallest_plant_...

Apparently it happens quickly, overnight...

Sorry, I assumed the person who turned me onto the cam knew it hadn't bloomed yet. To alleviate any disappointment, here's a time-elapse video of one blooming:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uu_mh-srKFM&feature=youtu.be

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