A ‘Stink Lily’ In Rayleigh

From the Daily Mail:

The hot weather has brought out a plant that smells like rotting flesh in a garden in Rayleigh, Essex.
Neighbours are not the only ones kicking up a stink about the unwelcome visitor, which gardeners Janice and Terry Wallace say just sprouted without warning.
It is commonly known as a dragon arum – or a stink lily – and it’s unique and disgusting aroma can be ‘enjoyed’ up to 40ft away in the houses of the Wallaces and their neighbours.
To make matters worse, the flower is pollinated by flies – therefore the attracting clouds of them.

The full article is here

We’ve found a little video that someone else has made about this species: