Photo by Melody

Dave's Garden


This is yet another "carrion flower" that attracts flies.  It literally smells like decomposing meat.  But, odor aside, isn't that an interesting flower?  It's huge AND it's furry!  I thought only animals had fur!

Flag image as inappropriate

comments (2)

Pagirl60 Nov 22, 2013

First thing I thought of when I saw this flower was that it looked like a "starfish". It is very unique. A stinky flower with fur! Who would have thought... LOL

allwaysgrowing Nov 23, 2013

Yeah, I hear ya! I, too, thought "starfish" when I saw the first flower. Aren't they supposed to be pretty, fragrant, and delicate little things??? I suppose Mother Nature has a sense of humor, huh? C'mon, look at the ostrich; a long-legged, gangly bird that can't fly. If that's not a sense of humor, I don't know what is...!

Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Tour | Contact Us ]

Back to the top


Hope for America