Meet Rosie: Tucson’s World Famous Corpse Flower

Rosiemania has swept the country as thousands of people have flocked to the Tucson Botanical Gardens to catch a glimpse (and a whiff) of the rare corpse flower. Thousands more have watched the live stream and still more have been inspired by the stinky and beautiful plant.

Watch as Tucson Botanical Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Manager Michael Madsen and Executive Director Michelle Conklin explain what is so unique about the flower and what brings people (and pollinating insects) so close to something so stinky.