Will she bloom today? Watch Bella on webcam.
Bella is a Titan Arum, a rare "corpse flower," which is going to stink to high heaven once it blooms.
And yeah, once it blooms, I'm going over to see it. I haven't set foot in the greenhouse since a friend convinced me I really ought to sniff a night-blooming plant pollinated by bats. If Bella smells worse than that. . .
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