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White Bat Plant in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Tacca Integrifolia

 

White Bat Plant

The White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia) has exotic purple flowers with white "wings" and with several long "whiskers" hanging below the flowers - up to a foot in length.The plant likes humid conditions.

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plant Features
  • White Bat Plant likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • White Bat Plant likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • White Bat Plant is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • White Bat Plant likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

White Bat Plant

Latin name

Tacca Integrifolia

type

Flowering plant

family

Dioscoreaceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    White Bat Plant likes partial shade

    Partial shade

  • Frost

    White Bat Plant is a little frost hardy: 32f (0°c)

    A little frost hardy: 32F (0°C)

  • Soil

    White Bat Plant likes rich and free draining

    Rich and free draining

  • Water

    White Bat Plant likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown White Bat Plant is 1.50meters x 1.00meters 1.50 M 1.00 M

Tacca Integrifolia

The White Bat Flower (Tacca integrifolia) has exotic purple flowers with white "wings" and with several long "whiskers" hanging below the flowers - up to a foot in length.The plant likes humid conditions.


Propogation by division

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Divide rhizomes in spring and plant one piece per pot.

 

Flowering

From Late Summer TO Early Autumn

Give it some space to spread its wings. Those dark, exotic flowers grow up to 12 inches (30 cm) across, and feature "whiskers" that reach 24 inches (60 cm) long.

 

Propogation by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Winter

Can be grown from seed planted at any time, covered and kept at 18-20C until germinated. Pot up once a second leaf has grown.

 
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