Why Gustavus Adolphus College stinks

I remember when folks at Gustavus Adolphus College told me in 2010 that Perry the (stinky) Corpse Flower, which was blooming at the time, wouldn't bloom again for another three years.

For those who missed it, your second chance is coming soon. Swing by to watch the 6-foot plant unfold, and get a whiff of the plant's rotting, almost "fecal" aroma.

The college hasn't set visiting hours yet, but has a web cam set up for live coverage, which you can catch above.

I just wish the web could transmit aroma.

(Well, on second thought -- not really.)

It has a web page for updates here.

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