Archive for June, 2010

Titan Surge!

Perry the Titan Arum (aka Corpse Flower) continues to grow rapidly.  The shoot that is now arising has a suspicious rotundity – the shape indicates that it could well be an inflorescence (or perhaps the reincarnation of John Adams). If it’s an inflorescence, I estimate that Perry will flower toward the end of July or […]

The Titan Awakens!

It’s been a long time since my last update on Perry, but he/she has been either stolidly photosynthesizing, dozing off, or sleeping for quite a while during the past couple of years. No more! Perry recently awakened from only four months of stony sleep (I had expected at least nine months…). This is startling, and […]