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Old 10-28-2016, 12:33 PM
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Amazing Halloween Plant Find!


I ran to Lowes this afternoon to get some soil and couldn't believe my eyes when I saw several of these Black Bat Flower plants (big ones!) just sitting there at the end of one of the rows. All of the pictures I've ever seen just show the flowers, I never realized that the plant itself looks just like a spath. Hopefully it will be just as easy to care for! Some of the flower heads have what look like pods with seeds in them, but I'm not totally sure if that's what they are. Has anyone grown these plants that might know? Anyway, I'm so excited to have found them and wanted to put the word out in case other Lowes stores might have ordered some too for Halloween.

Black Bat Flower - Tacca chantrierei


Seeds in there?
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Old 10-28-2016, 02:54 PM
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TalkingNow that's a fantastic Halloween treat!


Wow - I am positively green with envy!!!
That plant is a real beauty, Sherie - Congrats on a super special find ....

I was at a nearby Lowe's store a couple of days back and had a good look through their garden center, but left empty-handed - I'll be out tomorrow and will make a pass through the other Lowe's, keeping my eyes open for bats (with my fingers crossed ).
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Old 10-28-2016, 03:14 PM
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Oh my Gosh!!! I never dreamed you could find a bat flower at Lowes!!!
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Old 10-28-2016, 07:40 PM
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Thanks zuzu and fearadyn! I was so shocked to find one at Lowes too, it's just one of those plants you see pictures of all over but might never see a real one. I sure hope you will find one too Zuzu!
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Old 10-28-2016, 09:36 PM
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Cool


Arent you a lucky ducky on the batplant.
Heart breaker you are.
Love it.
Good luck an keep us updated on it.
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Old 10-30-2016, 11:23 AM
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Thanks Bali, I will!
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