A third exciting bloom at the Biological Sciences Greenhouse in 2013!
We have established a tradition of giving our blooms a great buckeye name
and this time YOU can help name it.
Visit Facebook to Name the next Titan Arum
and cast your vote for Scarlet, Sloopy, Carmen or Orton
The winning name will be announced on the date of bloom, anticipated to be Aug 21 or 22, 2013.
Media Inquiries: Sandi Rutkowski firstname.lastname@example.org or 292-4759
August 19, 2013 height 60.5" (+15.75" since Thursday)
Growth is beginning to slow which means bloom will open just days from now.
August 15, 2013 height 43.75" (+4.75 since yesterday)
Notice how much darker the spadix (central spike) has become.
August 14, 2013 height 39" (+4.75 since yesterday)
August 13, 2013 height 34.25" (+4.25" since yesterday)
You can see the orange spike of the forming fruits on our specimen "Maudine" in the background.