Amazing flower

I just wanted to share some photographs of this amazing, lily flower which grew out of a very ordinary succulent in a corner of my garden.

Amazing flower!

Amazing flower!

Not sure what the dog is up to ...

Not sure what the dog is up to ...

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4 Responses to Amazing flower

  1. Ross June 15, 2009 at 8:16 am #

    Hey Helen, I recently did a post of this amazing plant myself – Its called a Stapelia. But to fully appreciate it you have to get down real close, and give it a deep sniff!

    http://earthlandscapes.blogspot.com/2009/05/indigenous-beauties-stapelia-gigantea.html

  2. Helen McNulty June 15, 2009 at 4:13 pm #

    Thank you Ross, I’ll have to wait for it to bloom again to give it a deep sniff.

  3. emme June 17, 2009 at 1:10 pm #

    why, what does it smell like? it looks like something out of thelittle shop of horrors: “feeeeed me, seymor!”

  4. Bridget McNulty November 19, 2009 at 6:59 am #

    I like the artsy Windhoek can in the photo!

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