'White Bat Flower' is a plant in the Tacca genus with a scientific name of Tacca integrifolia.
Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Ghost white and Bright Purple.
White Bat Flower grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater).
Normally growing to a mature height of 60.0 cm / 1.95 feet.
White Bat Flower is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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This plant will do good in the same conditions as orchids and even likes misting just like orchids do. Humidity and strong airflow and moderate light and temperature are some of the conditions they need. The flowers will not do good for display except on the plant. Not suitable for cut flowers as it wilts fast. Left in the plant the flowers will last longer.1
Plant in a location that enjoys full shade and remember to water often. Use Zone 8 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Ideally plant in potting mix soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.5 as White Bat Flower likes to be in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil. Keep in mind when planting that White Bat Flower is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.
See our list of companion Plants for White Bat Flower to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.
This plant appreciates division of the rhizome regularly so that they are not root bound. Re-pot in the spring. They are also heavy feeders and appreciate fertilizer by-weekly during the growing season with a diluted liquid fertilizer or orchid fertilizer. They will also appreciate the use of a controlled release fertilizer.1Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as White Bat Flower is a tender plant.
These estimates for how long White Bat Flower takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world.
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