During Winter and some early Spring shipments. Some of the plant materials in this shipment are DORMANT. This means that even though they have no green top growth, they will grow from dormant buds when temperatures are right. For many perennials, This 'rest period' is ESSENTIAL to good flowering performance in the upcoming season. During Summer/Winter months shipping might be delayed as we only will be shipping on days that we know it wonít harm the plant(s). Monday through Thursday
Rare Black Bat Plant -Tacca chanterii - Exotic-2.5 inch pot
Produces a sinister looking nearly black flower that looks like a black bat in flight
The center of the flower develops a small bat face
Native to India, Malaysia and some of the islands in the Indo-Pacific region
Also called the "Devil's Plant"
The starter plant you will receive is growing in a 2.5" pot
Haunting, possibly even evil is this fascinating plant displaying the rudiments of a bat. Large whiskered face is surrounded by luscious green leaves and given the right conditions makes a nice house plant, too. It is also called the "Devil's Plant".
Proper name: Tacca chantrierei If you like to collect and grow bizarre plants then this family of plants is for you. The rare Black Bat Plant produces a sinister looking nearly black flower that looks like a black bat in flight. The center of the flower develops a small bat face. These plants are native to India, Malaysia and some of the islands in the Indo-Pacific region.