Eden flowering

The Titan Arum only flowers for 48 hours every nine years and it just so happened that on the day that I took my American friend and house guest to the Eden Project the Titan Arum had decided to flower

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They are notoriously difficult to cultivate yet this plant was cut down after it flowered in 2011 and has flowered again. Lets hope it flowers again in another few years.

More about the plant here

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About Ruth

I am an actor and theatre maker, I moved down to the SW of England 17 years ago with my partner and son. Five years ago we bought a chalet on the Rame Peninsula and are fully embracing life of the cliff.
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3 Responses to Eden flowering

  1. wildsherkin says:

    I’ve had to come back for a second look. What an amazing plant! Your timing was perfect. 🌸

  2. Jody says:

    Wow, what fun! I’ve never seen anything like it. Lucky you!

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