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Thousands visit greenhouse to witness blooming of 10-year-old plant

| May 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Thousands visit greenhouse to witness blooming of 10-year-old plant

Wake up and smell the… Rotney? “Rotney the Magnifiscent,” that is. Thursday at 5 p.m., the Titan Arum Flower reached full bloom for the first time in 10 years. Thousands are expected to visit McMillan Greenhouse to catch a deadly whiff of Rotney, nicknamed the “corpse flower” for its notorious funk. Titan Arums are also […]

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Garden restoration project goes mainstream

| February 18, 2015 | 4 Comments
Garden restoration project goes mainstream

Photos by Ben Coon Beside Craver Road, across from the UNC Charlotte’s McMillan Greenhouse, are the Botanical Gardens of UNC Charlotte. These gardens offer a variety of services to everyone, whether it’s studying plants, appreciating the view or seeing how native and foreign species can live in a North Carolina climate. The gardens are the […]

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McMillan greenhouse to hold Valentine’s Day orchid sale

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
McMillan greenhouse to hold Valentine’s Day orchid sale

  While the common flower theme on Valentine’s Day may be roses, the McMillan Greenhouse would like to challenge that tradition with their vast selection of orchids this season. Orchids are very different from other flowers, taking several years from a young plant to reach full blooming size. Additionally, these plants last longer than roses. […]

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