Enormous, rare plant blooming at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

The Puya Raimondii is a rare plant currently growing at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.

A rare plant at the UC Botanical Garden is in the process of producing a giant bloom that could shoot 30 feet high and feature up to 30,000 flowers.

The plant is called a Puya Raimondii, and it's only bloomed twice before while in captivity.

The 24-year-old plant is nestled in Strawberry Canyon above UC Berkeley.

The Puya blooms so rarely that there's hardly any literature written about it.

Visitors can tour the garden for a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse of this unique and extraordinary plant.
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