This succulent is known for having one of the largest flowers in the plant kingdom. Most species produce a putrid odor of rotting carrion to attract blowflies as pollinators.
As for other succulents, they prefer careful watering and complete withdrawal during the colder months.
These succulents require a minimum winter temperature of 10 degrees, providing the plant is kept dry. A gritty compost is essential, and clay pots are advisable.