General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Spread: to 15 feet (4.6m)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Other: Red
Flowers: Showy
Malodorous
Bloom Size: Over 12"
Flower Time: Other: Seasonal.
Inflorescence Height: to 10 feet (3 m)
Foliage Mound Height: to 20 feet (6m)
Underground structures: Tuber
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Toxicity: Other: All parts of plant contain calcium oxalate crystals, an irritant to the mouth and esophagus. Toxic to cats and dogs.
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Remove seeds from berry which contains chemicals that inhibit germination.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Rare Flower (Puspa Langka) of Indonesia

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Common names
  • Titan Arum
  • Corpse Flower (Bunga Bangkai)
  • Giant Krubi
  • Voodoo Plant
  • Voodoo Lily

Comments:
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Jan 1, 2012 2:11 AM concerning plant:
    When this voodoo flowered in a German botanical garden in 2006, more than 20,000 visitors came to see it.
    Introduced in 1878; from Sumatra in Indonesia.
    Corm is gigantic, measuring up to 48" diameter.
    This is one of the largest non-woody plants in the world.
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