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Muttart visitors stop to smell the corpse flower

The world's tallest flower is about to bloom at Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory, but it's not the size of the bloom that's drawing the crowds.

World's tallest flower also one of the foulest smelling

Visitors to Edmonton's Muttart stop to smell one giant stinking bloom, reports John Robertson 1:48

The world's tallest flower is about to bloom at Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory, but it's not the size of the bloom that's drawing the crowds.  

Rather it's the unmistakable fragrance of the Putrella, known as the corpse flower, that will pack them in.

The CBC's John Robertson stopped by to find what raising the stink.

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