Corpse flower mid-bloom in the Conservatory

The Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum)

Thank you for following along with the 2023 corpse flower bloom. Learn more about this fascinating plant and watch past time-lapse video below. Sign-up for NYBG email, follow us on on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, and stay tuned for future updates when our next Amorphophallus titanum decides it’s time to have the energy to flower!

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Life Cycle of a Titan-Arum

View the lengthy life cycle of the titan-arum, a process that requires years before a single flower can be produced. Courtesy of our friends at the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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A NYBG staff member with a Corpse Flower

Learn About NYBG’s Titan-Arum Blooms

Time-lapse of the 2019 Titan-Arum Bloom

Time-lapse of the 2018 Titan-Arum Bloom

From 2016: "Corpse Flower Causes Big Stink in the City."

2016 Titan-Arum Time Lapse