Tim’s Travels: What to know about the ‘voodoo lily,’ a plant that’s stinking up my yard

Tim's Travels

KIRKWOOD, Mo. – Spring means we can enjoy the beautiful smell of flowers blooming, depending on the flowers of course. Tim Ezell has found one that doesn’t smell so wonderful.

A blooming voodoo lily gives off the smell of rotting meat as part of its pollination ploy. The lily’s stench exists to attract insects that are normally attracted to dead animals.

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