White Bat Flower, Bat Head Lily, Devil's Whiskers
Tacca nivea

Family: Taccaceae
Genus: Tacca (TAK-kah) (Info)
Species: nivea (NIV-ee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

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Dunnellon, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Miami, Florida

Orlando, Florida

Port Charlotte, Florida

Tampa, Florida

Honolulu, Hawaii

Mount Holly, New Jersey

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Houston, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.