8 Jan 2020

Corpse flowers blooming

From Summer Times, 9:24 am on 8 January 2020
The Amorphophallus titanum, also known as the corpse flower, in full blossom at the Winter Garden in Auckland Domain.

Photo: Supplied / Nick Lloyd

In Christchurch an unusual flower is causing a bit of a stir. It's called Amorphophallus Tietanum but it's more commonly known as the Corpse Flower. Wolfgang Bopp is the director of Christchurch's botanical gardens.