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shelleyB

We have a small but very full garden with a greenhouse in Hampshire. Love clematis and camellias

Dracunculus vulgaris syn. Arum dracunculus, Dracunculus polyphyllus

  • Season Icon Early SpringEarly Spring 2021
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shelleyB

Looks like the dragon is on its way

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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shelleyB

So this opened today, really smelly ☹️

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bandicoot

Looks amazing! How big is it? Looks huuugee!! @shelleyB

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juliesgarden

Oh my word 😲

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shelleyB

@bandicoot it’s about 15inches tall from base of the red outer leaf to the tip of the spike

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SylviaDavies

Oh wow! The devil incarnate!😲

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susanhumphrey333

Good grief. Amazing 👍

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bandicoot

Wow - absolutely amazing 😀

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dianesheikh

Never seen one of these before 😯

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KariSamuel

Very cool to see! But will not be adding it to my wishlist!

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davideuerby123

Wow how often does it flower?

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2018
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shelleyB

This smelly flower is about to open 🤭

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godfreye

Wow🤗

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  • Season Icon Late SpringLate Spring 2017
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shelleyB

All this rain opened this up today

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johnson8301

Wow just wow 💜💜💜

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Keely

Wow 💜💜💜 does it smell 😬

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pelly

It looks lethal 💜💜💜

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lovemygarden65

fabulous 💜💜💜

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juliesgarden

Oh wow , that's amazing 💜💜

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juliesgarden

Oh wow , that's amazing 💜💜

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edward

Does it have a scent? It loos awesome

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shelleyB

@Keely @edward I can't smell anything but it does attract flies and they are known for smelling really bad. It is said that you should not plant them near the house as the smell is so bad.

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Keely

Maybe a good thing that you can't I heard its awful 😬

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edward

Thank you. It looks beautiful though.

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2017
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shelleyB

#growing into a monster plant

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shelleyB

These have so many different and interesting stages, lovely stems and leaves

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shelleyB

#leaves very pretty leaves and stem on this

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shelleyB

These are coming on nicely but the leaves look like they are upside down

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juliesgarden

That'll be the witchcraft 🤣

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shelleyB

😂😂😂

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shelleyB

#newshoots can't wait to see what this does

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shelleyB

#buds I would have thought it too early for this 🤔🤔

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juliesgarden

Obviously a bit of black magic going on 🤣🤣👻

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pelly

Haha you beat me to it Julie. 😂😂

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sventress

Cool plant name

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  • Season Icon Late AutumnLate Autumn 2016
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shelleyB

So these arrived today, now to find somewhere to put them 🤔🤔

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katgreen

Intrigued. Can't wait to see those in flower 😄

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rachelbrooks

Had to look twice, thought they were oyster shells! (Really must put my glasses on! 🙈)

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