04/08/2015 10:24 EDT

Corpse Flower: A Bloom You Have To Smell To Believe (VIDEO)

A Putrella by any other word would smell as gross.

The Putrella, better known by its gangsta name Corpse Flower, is in bloom at Edmonton's Muttart Conservatory. Why does this matter? Well for one, it really, really smells bad. But there is actually an interesting story behind the putrid smelling plant. But hurry, it only lasts less than 24 hours.

It's our One Thing You Need To Know Today. Watch the video above

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