RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — NC State’s rare corpse flower is on track to bloom sometime in July or August.
The flower, named Lupin after a character from the Harry Potter universe, produces a stinky odor and heats up to the human body temperature as it blooms.
The bloom of the flower is a spectacle that people always travel to experience.
The corpse flower is named for its stinky bloom. It’s also one of the largest lowering structures in the world.