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77sunset
Merino
Australia

November 15, 2012
8:13 PM

Post #9334367

My dracunculis vulgaris ( Dragon or Voodoo lily)
is flowering . This year there are two more buds coming.
Each year the older flower gets bigger and bigger. I am hoping for a large clump the same as the original that mine came from.
Yes they do smell awful, but only for a few days and you have to be close anyway.
I think they are worth the bad smell.
I had to move it last year as the greenhouse was going where is was. It has done even better where it sits now and I found a tiny one coming up in the old site in the greenhouse. I will pot it later when it dies off.
I have 3 others of similar type down in the shadehouse, I am hopeful I will see them flower one day.
Jean.

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breeindy

breeindy
north coast nsw
Australia

November 16, 2012
9:25 PM

Post #9335205

very cool!

Seachanger

Seachanger
Clifton Springs
Australia

November 16, 2012
10:27 PM

Post #9335223

I love their leaves and their stems too.
NatalieWitt
Maidstone
Australia

December 13, 2012
9:51 PM

Post #9357778

its bloody red flower is so lovely...

This message was edited Dec 13, 2012 9:52 PM
SolMan
Croydon
Australia
(Zone 9a)

December 14, 2012
2:22 AM

Post #9357826

Yes a very pretty one indeed

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