Tag: New Reekie

Scent of seduction

With the flowering of our titan arum for the third time this summer minds have been turning to how we can help our plant, fondly called New Reekie,…

What’s that whiff?

If you smell a nasty whiff in the air at the Botanics over the next few days it’s not the drains. It will either be the flower of…

Kate mounting the specimen

Amorphophallus titanum – Preserving it for posterity

The flowering of our Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum) was a tremendous event with c 19,000 people visiting the Glasshouses to see the plant growing from a small bud…