Common Name: Black Bat Plant
Origin: Malaysia, India, and eastern Asia
Height: Up to 4’
Light: Shade to filtered light
Bloom: Black, resembles a bat
Comments: The main attraction of this plant is the strange, purple-black flowers. They resemble a bat in flight with long whiskers, and can grow up to 12 inches long. This plant likes filtered light and needs protections from frost. Makes a great gift.