Wallflowers are easy to grow and combine well with spring bedding. A reader of Rotten Botany gracioulsy sent me pictures of this gorgeous Dead Horse Arum that came up in the garden of her home in the Sierra Foothills in spite of a heavy snowfall this winter. The spadix is typically black or deep maroon. And Geraniums â¦ The Skunk Cabbage is a huge, foul-smelling plant thatâs found in North America. The Corpse Plant does this as well. Even the Latin genus name contains one, translating as "little dragon." Botanical Name: Begonia x semperflorens-cultorum. Height: To 30 ft. though usually 20 or so. If you want to try and grow it in your own garden you’ll have the best luck in coastal climates that are mild or hot and muggy climates like Florida and Louisiana. This is the kind of smell you can’t quite place but you know you have smelled it before. Fiber-rich vitamin supplements are made from the tuber, and thought to promote healthy digestion and weight loss. Wallflowers are easy to grow and combine well with spring bedding. Scented Geranium - Pelargonium sp. It can raise its own temperature, a handy trick to convince those flies that it really is hot, dead, flesh. This beauty sports a wide inflorescence, with a somewhat phallic spadix (well, have you met a spadix that isn’t phallic?) However parts of the plant are known to be poisonous. I will get into that later. It is native to Sumatra and does not like cold temperatures. If a plant's green leaves have a sharp, minty smell, the odds are that it's a member of the large mint family. Angel's Trumpet . The spathe is moddled, usually a rich shade of red but can have some green and even white. Essential oils in the leaves and skin of citrus fruits include several aromatic compounds which impart that lemony smell. Grows to about 18″-24″ high and about as wide. Although spearmint and peppermint are the most popular choices for American gardens, other varieties have fascinating flavors, ranging from chocolate to lavender. Not just a botanical insult the Stinking Hellebore is actually one of the least stinky of the foul-smelling plants. I recently happened upon the following video which shows time-lapse footage of the Clathrus archeri, aka Devil Finger Fungi aka Octopus Stinkhorn. Some plants produce beautiful pleasant smelling flowers, some produce nutrient-rich fruits, some have medicinal properties and some have the totally strange appearance. It’s flowers, actually, are not the fetid part. A touch sulfuric. This shade loving perennial gets its name not from a foul flower but rather from the stinky smell when the leaves are stems are crushed. Followings are 10 most strangest plants around the world. Among the other common names for this bad-smelling flower are dragonwort, dragon arum and black dragon. Like it’s odoriferous cousins the Voodoo Lily and the Vampire Lily, The Dead Horse Arum lures flies and carrion beetles to its pollen coated stamen with the alluring smells of rotting meat, or rotting flesh of horses. The Dead Horse Arum is also one of a rare group of thermogenic plants. It won’t harm you…well, actually, it could (see below) but we don’t want YOU to harm it. Missouri Botanical Garden, Ocimum Americanum L. U.S. National Plant Germplasm System, Thymus × Citriodorus. That being said, I’m spoiled in my Mediterranean San Francisco climate and wonder if any of you inlanders, Southerners, or Northern Europeans have any experience growing this savory rotanical? The root of the plant is a heart stimulant. Potpourri / ËpoÊpÊËriË / is a mixture of dried, naturally fragrant plant materials, used to provide a gentle natural scent, commonly in residential settings. Many other plants besides citrus contain the same chemical compounds including d-limonene, citral (and its naturally occurring isomers neral and geraniol), citronellal and various terpenes that we perceive as a citrus-like smell from thâ¦ The Amorphohallus konjac is a true rotanical!!! If you dare get up close enough to examine it! 20 Best Scented plants for your garden Sunday Gardener. Dimethyl disulphide is the same compound found in the Dead-Horse Arum and other rotten species that let off the smell of rotten meat in order to attract flies for pollination. However, it is possible to dry it, and if you use it fairly soon after drying, it should be fine. Lemon thyme also has a pretty variegated leaf that adds interest to your borders and container herb gardens. These plants have been favorites of herb and indoor gardeners since Victorian times. What an amazing find. The word "potpourri" comes into English from the French word pot-pourri. This means that the plants being traded and sold among plant collectors are now those found in the wild. It is tricky to see from the pictures but there is a sign to the left which will give you a bit of perspective. Not just a botanical insult the Stinking Hellebore is actually one of the least stinky of the foul-smelling plants. I tried to make my son stand next to it but he wasn’t having it!! Brush against the leaves to release their strong aroma. From the looks of this baby you would not believe it stinks to holy hell (though its name would probably have tipped you off) because its delicate bi-colored flowers (white to pale yellow fading to pink/lilac and/or red) look like sweet little tubes of pretty. In Indonesia the leaves are traditionally served boiled with rice and sambal, often by street vendors. Add some stems to cut flower arrangements, use in cooking, or dry for later use. (Synonyms are Helicodiceros crintius and Dracunculus crintitus–I prefer this one of course! The most distinguishing feature of the Titan Arum is its distinctive smell. Sometimes called the Devil’s Tongue and also referred to as the Voodoo Lily (but an entirely different species from the Voodoo Lily featured here) this beautiful specimen was caught blooming and befouling the entire Lowland Tropics gallery at the Conservatory of Flowers this weekend! Other common names include Italian strawflower and immortelle.It grows on dry, rocky or sandy ground around the Mediterranean.The stems are woody at the base and can reach 60 centimetres (24 in) or more in height. If you want to add that lovely lemon scent to your garden, take a look at five herbs to consider. It does lose its flavor quickly when dried. The many species of Scented Geraniums have a strong, intoxicating smell, which can be easily recognised by just brushing past the leaves. Stinkvine, Skunkvine, Chinese Fever Vine, Maile Pilau. Took this picture from Listverse's top 10 Coolest Plants. How best to describe the smell? One of the strongest scented early spring flowering plants Erysimum, common name Wallflower really has the sweetest of scents. If you want a plant that gives out a subtle, pleasing smell, this is one of the best smelling indoor plants you must go for. According to the Conservatory of Flowers: “Our bloomer is an amorphophallus konjac. âCitronellaâ geraniums (Pelargonium âCitronellaâ) emit a strong smell of citronella grass. ), This Mediterranean island native is, next to the Corpse Plant, the category killer for rotten botanicals. That’s why it still thrives in Florida!). Here are are the first 20 different types of leaves with their names, pictures, and information. It's often called "pinks" due to the fringed flower petals that appear to have been cut with pinking shears. USDA Zone 6a: to – 11. It isn’t quite as big as The Corpse Plant (A. titanum)but seems to be just as wretched in scent. The cultivation of such a plant is only recommended for individuals with very strong stomachs, decent biceps and good backs, who are also in possession of a very, very large hothouse. Other plants, like the famous “corpse flower” whose blooms smell of rotting flesh, warm up by breaking down salicylic acid, or by tracking the sun’s movement. A slow-growing, woody vine, H. carnosa does well in hanging baskets on patios and porches. Hardy to USDA zone 3. Generally hardy to about 10 °F but I am told this can survive below zero in the right, well mulched and established garden bed. @Nikki yes âKatnissâ is the common name for a real plant found across the U. S. in boggy or low-lying areas. Lemony plants are a wonderful addition to any garden, indoors or out. Let us know ! I’ve always dreamed of moving into an overgrown garden with hidden creepers and fetid florals lurking beneath the ivy. The natural bloom time falls from September to April, so you can count on this charmer for some winter cheer. It can even appeal to picky children. Consider these ideas to plan for next spring: Aloysia Triphylla. The blue flowers are a magnet for bees. It is often placed in a decorative bowl. 10. Keep outdoors when blooming if you don’t want you house to smell like a toilet. Also called the Dragon Arum, it is in the Araceae family along with the Black Calla, and sports one of the finest botanical names in the whole rotten world! Whether you prefer apricot, apple, â¦ This is Ted the Titan from the 2005 bloom at the SF Conservatory of Flowers. When you crush the leaves of this fantastic plant you get a horrid sulphuric smell, earning its name Stink Vine. They only bloom for a few days at most so you have a pretty brief window. Similar in appearance to the Black Calla and more so, the Voodoo Lily, the Vampire Lily produces multiple green stems that appeart to be splattered with blood. Height: 18-24″ (can sometimes grow larger). Sweetly scented varieties are Plumeria rubra 'Kauka Wilder' and 'Smith's Candystripe.' It is an incredible burgundy color, very velvety. No rotten garden is complete without the beloved Vampire Lily, Dracunculus vulgaris. Luckily, it is as easy as any mint to grow. Grow in full sun, in well-drained soil. If you love basil, then you know that lemon is a wonderful partner to this flavorful herb. Lavender (This may also account for the issues I’ve always had with sticky aphids infesting my Stinking Hellebores!). It’s gelatinous excretions can be an ingredient, however we featured it in Wicked Plants, as the gelatin can often be so thick that children have choked.”. Incidentally, other plants that are thermogenic include the Elephant Ear philodendron and certain water lilies. Acrid, cloying–like the body of a roadkill animal left in the noonday sun. The tuber is used in soups and stews, and you can even buy konjac flour. Regular water, mulch only in coldest climates. Full sun in mild climates, partial shade in hotter climates. And some species go for years in between blooms. Hybrids commonly sold today include deeper purple flowers. The diverse group balance nature and life on Earth. It is the smell of decay. It was introduced to the USA as a potential fiber plant in 1897. Read our, The Best Method for Drying and Storing Fresh Herbs, 5 Recommended Herbs for Your a Shady Garden, 15 Best Zone 7 Plants to Put In Your Garden, 5 Great Herbs to Grow in Sunny Hanging Baskets, 15 Best Zone 8 Plants to Put In Your Garden, 12 Fall Plants for Container Gardens and Hanging Baskets. Most likely, you will smell the strong scent of the Lily of the Valley well before you see the plant. Helichrysum italicum is a flowering plant of the daisy family Asteraceae.It is sometimes called the curry plant because of the strong smell of its leaves. Tulsi Leaf (Holy Basil) Most familiar as âHoly Basil,â a holy plant is grown in the pot and is found in most of the Hindu family in India. The tuber alone on a mature plant can be over forty pounds! In the right zone it can apparently can survive the occasionally cold snap. In fact, a quick google search will lead you to a number of products that feature konjac. Like lavender, rosemary (Rosmarinus angustifolia) has narrow, evergreen leaves that are highly scented. Which means that its nectar hosts colonies of yeast which it is believe attract certain pollinators. In Hawaii this is the main larval food plant for the Maile Pilau Hornworm, a hummingbird moth. Its hope is to attract flies to spread the spores in its “tentacles.”. One of the strongest scented early spring flowering plants Erysimum, common name Wallflower really has the sweetest of scents. The Arum Konjac or Devil’s Tongue has a red stamen, and the Voodoo Lily has a moddled stem. If you haven't previous grown Wallflowers they really make a lovely scented addition to a border combining well with Tuplips and other spring bulbs. I have to admit, I am super jealous. (Yep, really! A quick note to let you know that the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco currently has a blooming stinky amophophallus. He has tons of great photos and I hope he doesn’t mind that I snagged this. Often found in swamps, its odor is often mistaken for a skunk, hence the name. I was a docent at the Conservatory of Flowers back in 2005 when Ted the Titan, on loan from the UC Davis Botanical Gardens, bloomed in all its funky glory. The smell is so strong and pleasant that it may mask any sewage smell in the house. Clathrus archeri is native to Australia and New Zealand although it can be found introduced in forests in Europe and North America (they have been documented specifically at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park near Santa Cruz). To use lemongrass over the winter, freeze the entire thing, and use it as you would fresh, as needed. Plant in shade in sunnier climates, prefers more sun in foggier or cooler climates. Who knew? Often referred to as the Titan Arum, this plant is probably the ultimate Lovely Lily of Death (note: it is not actually a lily.) Clearly this is a true rotanical deluxe. The Earth is home to more than 298000 species of plants. Stinking Hellebore. I agree with the owner that this is a Dead Horse Arum. And I count myself among the lucky few who got to “enjoy” this disgusting delight of the rottenest botanist variety. However, not all plants smell so sweet; and weâd all do well to avoid a few unsavory picks hidden amongst the roses and daises. It’s a rare, er, treat to see and smell one of these fantastic and foul beauties. Thanks, Mary A. for this amazing pictures. Lavender verbena, a close relative, is wonderful as a tea for stress relief., Perhaps the most well known of the lemon-scented herbs, lemon balm is a juicy, lemony herb that is in the mint family. The actual oils of the plant contain a sulphur compounds, including dimethyl disulphide. Rotten flesh! Scented Geraniums. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Here are 16 plants that smell best at night. sight, smell, touch, taste. Probably more like a rotting carcass, like that of a dead whale or seal on a beach, than an actual human corpse, its foul smell also attracts visitors to whatever botanical garden is hosting the stink-party. I expect this would do well in most climates if kept in a container and properly mulched/brought into a hot house for the winter. The green leaves of the plant are paired with up to 15 tiny flowers in a bell-shape. There are, however, many more lovely herbs to consider for beauty, fragrance, and culinary uses. Panicles of small, mauve tubular flowers appear in early autumn (August). You say creepy like it’s a bad thing. (Adults have been known to choke on these too.) 3. Amy Jeanroy is an herbalist and professional gardener with several years of experience. And if you have pictures of any unsusal plants growing let me know! Donât forget to bookmark the entire slideshow of all 76 leaves (there are too many to fit into one post! The leaf can grow up to twenty feet tall and wide, and the flower can grow to be up to nine feet tall. (more on the Dead-Horse Arum next week!). They also present a lovely range of leaf shapes, from lacy to shield. Decoctions of the leaves can be used as a topical treatment against parasites and fleas. Their tactile leaves can be fuzzy or smooth, and they come in a wide range of shapes and hues. Plants That Smell Like Lemon. It does well in a humid environment and grows beautiful, light pink flowers. Read more about the Dead Horse Arum on Rotten Botany HERE. Full credit to: http://www.pbase.com/mtpuff/ted. With fragrances of fruits, flowers, spices, or even chocolate, scented geraniums delight the senses. Moderate water. Like its distant cousins, the Voodoo Lily and the Black Calla, the Corpse Plant produces leaves every year but flowers less frequently. If you see this fungtastic wonder, DO NOT APPROACH. Keep it trimmed to a reasonable size and continue to dry those beautiful leaves for storage. As she wrote to me, it is located in the back corner of the garden so its scent isn’t too permeating. The fungus can be seen “hatching” from its egg-like sac. Growing some five feet big this thing could stink up the whole island of Madagascar where it was discovered. And that’s part of what makes this perennial, evergreen rotanical even more interesting. Hold Your Nose: The 10 Foul Smelling Flowers. Despite its unsavory odor, it’s actually used to make candy! Give plants cool temperatures during winter and a spot near a south, west or east window to encourage flowering. Botanical name: Frangipani, Pua Melia Details: Plumeria (Frangipani, Pua Melia) are flowering plants or small trees often associated with Hawaii and other tropical islands. It is truly a sight to behold. The leaves are also high in calcium and Vitamin C and very rich in potassium. Dianthus is a low-growing perennial with a spicy or vanilla-like scent. which is made up of tiny male and female flowers. The Devil’s Fingers, or The Octopus Stinkhorn, The Beautiful Tongue of the Devil (A. konjac), http://listverse.com/2007/11/30/top-10-coolest-plants/, Is That a Sausage In Your Tree? It is one of those herbs that tastes as great as it looks; be sure to try it on grilled fish and asparagus. I would guess this plant is about two feet tall, from stem to the very top of its spadix, which sticks out considerably from its beautiful spathe. Also Dungwort, Bear’s Foot. Geranium is also the botanical name and common name of a separate genus of related plants, also known as cranesbills. Try substituting lemon basil for any recipe that calls for sweet basil., True to its name, lemon thyme has all the resinous flavor of thyme, and it also has the genuine citrus scent of lemon in every leaf. The smell would be dank, earthy or musty and the sound could be a whisper. Tea Rose Begonia is a perfect indoor plant, thanks to its light, sweet fragrance. It can be used in almost any recipe that calls for regular thyme. It is refreshing and uplifting, perfect for making an herbal vinegar for a household cleaner or window spray. It reminded me most of the smell when you have left flowers in a vase too long and you finally decide to toss them, thus disturbing the putrid water that has been writhing with bacteria for a week or more. There are many ways to bring the refreshing scent of lemon into the garden without actually planting citrus trees. Lemon balm can be cut numerous times during the season. Works well as edging or in containers. Its calming lemon flavor holds up very well when dried, so it stands up nicely in a tea mixture, too. They are all members of the same Araceae family. Considered an invasive weed in Florida and other parts of the Southern United States. Lemon verbena is not just for room cleaning and freshening. Please note I did not take this photo though this is the same Corpse Flower I was lucky enough to spend time with. 01 of 16. These herbs bring a bright, cheerful flavor to lighter foods like pasta, fish, and chicken, and can make a not-so-tasty tea palatable. When at last mature enough to produce a full fetid bloom beware! ), Zombie Plants: The Walking Dead of the Plant Kingdom. (Or are you just batty to see me? mmmm..ARUMS! Lemon thyme also has a pretty variegated leaf that adds interest to your borders and container herb gardens. Lemon Thyme (Thymus x citriodorus 'Aureus') The Spruce / K. Dave True to its name, lemon thyme has all the resinous flavor of thyme, and it also has the genuine citrus scent of lemon in every leaf. I got it from this guys website. Note that I do own several Vampire Lillies, planted inside a giant blood red pot, but they are not in bloom right now (it is January!) Not unlike its Voodoo cousin its fading flower emits a smell like that of rotting flesh, designed to attract flies and carrion beetles that pollinate it. Lemon is a pleasing scent for most herb lovers. Ah, The Corpse Plant also called The Corpse Flower, Amorphophallus titanum is the mother of all stinky arums. O’ the wonders never cease! so I took a picture from this link: Which happens to have some other super cool plants that I love, like the Corpse Plant. This plant is ENORMOUS! And guess what it smells like after it has fully matured? To keep the roots from spreading everywhere, put it in a pot and then plant the pot in the ground. Different Types of Leaves with Names, Pictures, and Information. Take a photo, though, to share with rotanical lovers everywhere. There's a similar plant named "snake lily" (Amorphophallus konjac), but it is hardy only to zone 8. Skunk Cabbage. It has a blood-red interior and a green outer layer, often streaked with color like dripping blood! While some Geraniums have no scent, others have a very unique fragrance that can fill a room with the scent of lemon, lime, rose, and even nutmeg. Start exploring the world of scented geraniums and you'll be amazed at the range of aromas these fragrant plants offer: Choose from rose, lemon, lime, nutmeg, ginger, or chocolate scents, just to name a few. A new species of Amorphophallus has recently been discovered !!! The tubers were a common food source used â¦ Missouri Botanical Garden, Cymbopogon Citratus. ). Native to Mediterranean Europe. What is referred to as the flower is actually a modified leaf (spathe) plus spadix made up of tiny flowers. The flower looks like a giant version of the Voodoo or Vampire lily, with a massive spadix jutting out of its delicately ruffled outer petals. I love this photo because it has a fly on it! Lemongrass is very common in Asian cuisine, particularly Thai food, and is used in soups and is often paired with chicken., Lemon basil is lovely, lemon-scented basil that is an exciting flavor to explore. The foul smell they emit is usually to attract pollinators. You dump it out and are aghast at the end result of what was a gorgeous, cheerful bouquet. Use lemon thyme to make the traditional thyme tea that helps soothe sore throats.. I think most people either love it or loath it!! Amorphohallus konjac at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco. These super-hardy plants shrug off tough winters, so theyâre a great choice for cold climate landscapes. Oh, you already had whisper, sorry, didn't read it all the way through use a â¦ You may not want your kitchen to smell like a sweet flower. The Vampire Lily seems to have more of a ruffled edge to the flower but it does look similar to this. According to Kew Royal Botanic Gardens the unexpanded (not yet “hatched”) eggs of stinkhorns are considered a culinary delicacy in some countries but related species to C. ruber, have had reports of poisoning: eczema, convulsions, and sickness are anecdotally said to be the result of handling the Clathrus ruber fungus. Below are leaves name list and medicinal leaves names of herbs that are most used in Ayurveda. 1. Do not over fertilize. Both genera belong to the family Geraniaceae. The leaves emit a powerful lemon scent when crushed, but the shrub is deciduous. Ethnobotany, especially in the regions of Southern Italy, suggests that the poisonous qualities were used in folk medicine, including as an abortifacient. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Flowers are creamy-white with a pink center and produce a lovely fragrance that is stronger at night. It can then be harvested when you take the pot apart at the end of the season. In the world of Rotten Botany, there are few things more glorious than the moment when our Rotanists discover a plant they did not already know about. If you want to read a very nerdy but wonderful study of the Indonesian variety of Paederia foetida, click this link. Requires warm temperatures, extremely high humidity. Great pollinator attractor, especially bees. 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