A luridly beautiful flower; the hirsutism is quite spectacular.
in plant show, southern California, end of spring
Big Fuzzy Flowers
Notice the Seed pods. Very long, 2 from one flower. They are now longer than this, 6 weeks old.
A large Patch on display at DeGrazia Studio, Tucson AZ.
I do not smell the stench, but the flies clearly do!
Visiting flies are numerous.
Hairy petals close up