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VIDEO: Our New Corpse Flower. Help Us Name Her!
July 8, 2011 · 49 Comments

Our new corpse flower needs a name! We’ve had over 250 posts with suggestions so far – but we’ve also heard from some people who need a little…inspiration. So, we thought we’d introduce you to our newest little leaf. And here she is! Can’t see the video? Click here. You’ve got until next Friday, July […]

Corpse Flower Lois Update – The Photosynthetic Phase
May 13, 2011 · 7 Comments

A lot has happened since we last updated everyone on Corpse Flower Lois, Houston’s beloved Amorphophallus titanum. Repotting Lois Last time most of you saw her (August 19, 2010) she was being weighed, inspected, re-potted and finally left to go through her dormancy in peace in our greenhouses. We anticipated the dormancy to last about […]

Meet our Blushing Beauties!
November 30, 2010 · 2 Comments

This year in the Cockrell Butterfly Center, we were taken on quite a roller coaster ride with Lois the Corpse Flower! I don’t think any of us will ever forget about that! People filled the Grand Hallway and waited in line to see the most talked about flower Houston has ever seen. In the midst […]

What’s Blooming Now in the Butterfly Center?
August 18, 2010 · 2 Comments

Lois’ flower has died back, but the Cockrell Butterfly Center still has many amazing flowers blooming right now! Although not all as rare as the corpse flower, the rainforest in the butterfly center is made up of hundreds of hard-to-find tropical plant species, most of which (but not all) come from Central and South America. […]



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