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Dracunculus vulgaris

Postby Durgan » Apr 27, 2008 8:27 pm

Three bulbs were placed in the garden is 2006/2007 and all three survived the Winter much to my suprise. It appears one has even divided. The vegetation completely disappeared during the summer. I notice growth is most vigorous, and it started growth immediately after the snow disappeared. 27 April 2008 Dracunculus vulgaris. It should be in bloom soon. Detailed information about this plant.

One was grown indoors last year and it flowered. It has an odour for a day or so, similiar to the odour of a rancid sea shell, but very over-powering, if very close to the flowering part of the plant.
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Postby murphy » Apr 27, 2008 8:47 pm

this is a really interesting looking plant...keep us posted on how it does over the season please.
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Postby Eeyore » Apr 28, 2008 12:28 am

Jude, who has not been on the forum in quite awhile, grew this plant and she reported the same thing. It blooms and then dies back almost immediately.
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