Rare, Stinky Flower Attracts 5,000 to Belgian Botanical Garden Steph Spencer July 16 Belgium, Brussels, Sidelines This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.titan arum © Keoki Seu The Corpse Flower attracts its pollinators by smelling like rotting flesh, so of course 5,000 people were drawn like blowflies to the National Botanic Garden of Belgium last week to see it bloom. The titan arum plant, as it is known in botanical circles, is a rare specimen to see in bloom as it only flowers every few years at most. The specimen in Belgium weighs over 300 pounds and stands an imposing eight feet tall. Find out more about this on NBC News. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let's Make Sure You're Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. × three = twenty one Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.