8 Smelly Plants That Are Making Your Garden Stink

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus): As the name suggests, skunk cabbage emits a foul odor reminiscent of skunk when its leaves are bruised or crushed.

Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum): The corpse flower is infamous for its pungent odor, which resembles rotting flesh.

Durian (Durio species): Although prized for its creamy texture and unique flavor, the durian fruit has a strong and unpleasant odor often likened to rotting onions or sewage.

Garlic (Allium sativum): While beloved in the kitchen for its flavor, garlic emits a strong and pungent odor when grown in the garden, especially when crushed or bruised.

Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii): Rafflesia is a parasitic plant known for producing the largest individual flower in the world.

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel): While fennel is prized for its culinary uses, the leaves and stems emit a strong odor similar to licorice or anise when crushed or bruised.

Hound's Tongue (Cynoglossum officinale): Hound's tongue produces small, purple flowers with a distinct odor resembling that of mice or wet fur.

Stinkweed (Thlaspi arvense): Stinkweed, also known as field penny-cress, releases a strong and unpleasant odor when its leaves are crushed or damaged.

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