Perry’s Height – May 6-8, 2007

Posted on May 8th, 2007 by

Just a quick update on Perry’s size and rate of growth – his/her girth is increasing dramatically, and vertical growth continues, though at a slower pace. The standard human scale is offered in the photo that is linked below (the photos of Perry and Alex cover May 6, 7, and 8). We’ve changed the stick, though – it’s graduated in multiples of 50 cm.




  1. agnes says:

    so did this grow in a lab or what? and are there others?

  2. Brian says:

    Perry is one of several seedlings that I germinated and grew through a dormancy cycle or two before adding them to the Gustavus greenhouse collection.

  3. […] Alex, of Perry-scale-object fame, was back for a visit recently, and strong motivations existed for continuation of the tradition. Thus it transpired that our official human scale object from last year (click here for this year’s) readily agreed to strike the pose one more time (click on the thumbnail images below). I’ve also included a Warholesque montage of multiple Alexes (Alexii?) posed with our astounding aroid. […]