Foster Botanical Garden Honolulu, Hawaii

While Mr. Man did the historic thing – the U.S.S. Missouri and the Arizona Memorial – I visited the Foster Botanical Garden in Honolulu just a short distance away.

Foster Botanical Garden

Foster Botanical Garden

They have birds of paradise there too …

Bird of paradise

And real red birds – this guy posed and posed for me – he was lovin’ the camera!

Foster Botanical Garden - red bird

This is the female he was flirting with …

Foster Botanical Garden - his wife

This is an odd flower, don’t you think?

Foster Botanical Garden - flower

Lots and lots of orchids – they’re truly popular there.

Foster Botanical Garden - orchid

And this creepy plant – we saw lots of these in yards.

Foster Botanical Garden - creepy

This is their corpse plant. Thank goodness it hadn’t flowered yet, but when I arrived and paid my fee the woman who took my money said it was supposed to have bloomed already. She sounded disappointed. I wasn’t. It was enough to see it safely locking it’s stench inside.

Foster Botanical Garden corpse plant

A shot of the info about the corpse plant

Foster Botanical Garden corpse plant info

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