White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia)

White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia)

Is there a more jaw-dropping flower than the White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia)? I came across this plant and just about died!  How cool are these flowers? Each of these flowers that you see is about 4″ across and the long “whiskers” are more than 12″ in length. These crazy flowers are held high above large glossy green leaves, very similar to that of a peace lily. The White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia) will grow best in conditions similar to a peace lily. As you can see here, dappled sunlight but primarily shade is preferred. These plants get regular irrigation, but stay a little bit on the dry side. They handle the wet and humid Florida summers like a champ and even without flowers are a nice addition to a tropical landscape.… Read Full Post
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