Missouri Botanical Garden http://wuis.org en Smelly Flower In Bloom In St. Louis http://wuis.org/post/smelly-flower-bloom-st-louis <p>The Missouri Botanical Garden says its rare corpse flower is blooming. &nbsp;<br />Garden officials say the flower began blooming Thursday evening and will continue into Friday. In the first 24 hours, the plant gives off a rotten smell. &nbsp;<br />The bloom will last for about a day and a half but the foul odor mostly diminishes after the first 24 hours. The plant grows up to 6 feet tall and can be up to 3 feet wide. &nbsp; Sat, 19 Oct 2013 01:56:00 +0000 Associated Press 11263 at http://wuis.org Smelly Flower In Bloom In St. Louis