|Lois, our corpse flower, at noon today. See more photos on Flickr.|
Update! Our corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) has grown another 4 inches since yesterday! And, as you can see from the photo, her leafy spathe is showing a hint of purple – a sign the flower will open soon!
We are pulling out the tape measure every day at 10 a.m. to show you how rapidly this amazing flower is progressing. Results so far:
Our most current predictions have Lois opening sometime this weekend. Keep checking back to see our latest measurements and predictions of when Lois will be in full bloom.