After Recent Bloom, Carrie the Corpse Flower Will Live On

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

DES MOINES, Iowa  --  Carrie the corpse flower is gone, but the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden says she will live on.

After the flower bloomed last month, horticulturists hand-pollinated it, and they now say that pollination appears to have been successful. The flower is now producing berries that can be transplanted and grown into new flowers. The garden plans to keep some and donate others.

Carrie will not bloom for another five years.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.