Tacca Chantrieri Seeds - Bat Plant / Cats Whiskers Flower
This very unusual plant from South Ease Asia is a fanstastic talking point in a conservatory or greenhouse! Its, leaves are large, oval/lanced in share and glossy green.The very strange flowers are purple black with long whiskers - which are actually modified bracts the flowers themselves are also purple black but star shaped in the centre of the bracts.
Can grow to around 80-100cm tall with its bract flowers around 20 cm across.
Can be challenging to keep in cultivation as it needs a well drained soil, warmth and humidity.
Minimum temperature 10°C