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Tacca chantrieri White | Nivea | Bat Head Flower Lily | 20_Seeds


This is Tacca nivea, also known as White Bat Flower, Bat Head Lily, and Devils Whiskers. This plant likes to be in the shade with no direct sunlight and it needs high humidity so you can use a rock tray to have standing water around the base of this plant, but not touching the pot itself or getting into the mix. We just want more water in the air around this plant. The bloom is extraordinary with the giant white blossoms shading a group of dangling seed pods, and then the cats whiskers get to be about 2 feet long on a mature plant. Not only does this have a spectacular bloom, but the large deeply veined leaves are also impressive. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.
Tacca chantrieri White | Nivea | Bat Head Flower Lily | 20_Seeds

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This is Tacca nivea, also known as White Bat Flower, Bat Head Lily, and Devils Whiskers. This plant likes to be in the shade with no direct sunlight and it needs high humidity so you can use a rock tray to have standing water around the base of this plant, but not touching the pot itself or getting into the mix. We just want more water in the air around this plant. The bloom is extraordinary with the giant white blossoms shading a group of dangling seed pods, and then the cats whiskers get to be about 2 feet long on a mature plant. Not only does this have a spectacular bloom, but the large deeply veined leaves are also impressive. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.
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Gladiolus dalenii | African Parrot Gladiola | Candy Corn Glad | 5_Seeds


This is Gladiolus dalenii, also known as African Parrot Gladiola, and candy corn Gladiola. Previously known as Gladiolus natalensis, this plant is a large nectar source and is a great choice for attracting hummingbirds. The bloom is stunning and the birds, bees, and butterflies adore it. Gladiolus dalenii is also a great choice for use as a cut flower because the burst of color is breath taking. This tender perennial grows anywhere from 1 to 4 feet high and likes to live in the full sun. The brilliant red, orange, and bright yellow blossoms remind you that Spring is definitely here. Gladiolus dalenii is a larval host plant for the Iris Borer, and Spotted Straw Moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 8 to 11.
Gladiolus dalenii | African Parrot Gladiola | Candy Corn Glad | 5_Seeds

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This is Gladiolus dalenii, also known as African Parrot Gladiola, and candy corn Gladiola. Previously known as Gladiolus natalensis, this plant is a large nectar source and is a great choice for attracting hummingbirds. The bloom is stunning and the birds, bees, and butterflies adore it. Gladiolus dalenii is also a great choice for use as a cut flower because the burst of color is breath taking. This tender perennial grows anywhere from 1 to 4 feet high and likes to live in the full sun. The brilliant red, orange, and bright yellow blossoms remind you that Spring is definitely here. Gladiolus dalenii is a larval host plant for the Iris Borer, and Spotted Straw Moths. USDA Hardiness Zones 8 to 11.
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Strelitzia nicolai | Giant Bird of Paradise | Wild Banana | 5_Seeds


This is Strelitzia nicolai, also known as Giant Bird of Paradise, Natal Strelitzia, Wild Banana, and Wild Strelitzia. This is one of the very few plants which have been verified to contain the pigment bilirubin, which is usually found in animals. This plant prefers to live in full sun to bright shade and can tolerate a light frost. This plant can be grown inside to protect it from any hard frost, and then it can be moved outside in the Spring where the birds, bees, and butterflies can take advantage of it. This normally blooms from late Spring until the middle of the Summer. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11
Strelitzia nicolai | Giant Bird of Paradise | Wild Banana | 5_Seeds

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This is Strelitzia nicolai, also known as Giant Bird of Paradise, Natal Strelitzia, Wild Banana, and Wild Strelitzia. This is one of the very few plants which have been verified to contain the pigment bilirubin, which is usually found in animals. This plant prefers to live in full sun to bright shade and can tolerate a light frost. This plant can be grown inside to protect it from any hard frost, and then it can be moved outside in the Spring where the birds, bees, and butterflies can take advantage of it. This normally blooms from late Spring until the middle of the Summer. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11
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Coffea arabica Caturra | Dwarf Coffee | 5_Seeds


This is Coffea arabica Caturra, also known as a Dwarf Coffee. This plant is perfect for growing your own coffee indoors. Coffea arabica Caturra does not mind being in either shade or full sun and is much shorter than the normal coffee plant, making it a great selection as a house plant. I roast my own beans and almost all of the coffee I roast is arabica. I know that some people think robusta is better, but I like medium and light roasted coffees and that means arabica almost every time for me. This plant produces more coffee beans and matures quicker than common coffee plants. This is because the branches are shorter and closer together which directs more of the plants energy into producing coffee beans and growing to maturity. This variety is also more resistant to disease than the older arabica varieties. The white blossoms are scented and nicely fragrant. This plant is a larval host plant for the Half-blind sphinx Moth. It is also a nectar source for the Red-bordered Pixie, and Klugs Clearwing butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.
Coffea arabica Caturra | Dwarf Coffee | 5_Seeds

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This is Coffea arabica Caturra, also known as a Dwarf Coffee. This plant is perfect for growing your own coffee indoors. Coffea arabica Caturra does not mind being in either shade or full sun and is much shorter than the normal coffee plant, making it a great selection as a house plant. I roast my own beans and almost all of the coffee I roast is arabica. I know that some people think robusta is better, but I like medium and light roasted coffees and that means arabica almost every time for me. This plant produces more coffee beans and matures quicker than common coffee plants. This is because the branches are shorter and closer together which directs more of the plants energy into producing coffee beans and growing to maturity. This variety is also more resistant to disease than the older arabica varieties. The white blossoms are scented and nicely fragrant. This plant is a larval host plant for the Half-blind sphinx Moth. It is also a nectar source for the Red-bordered Pixie, and Klugs Clearwing butterflies. USDA Hardiness Zones 10 to 11.
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Strelitzia reginae | 5_Seeds


This is Strelitzia reginae, also known as crane flower, and bird of paradise. These flowers grow to about 6 feet high, putting these gorgeous blossoms above its own foliage. This is one of the coolest looking plants that I know of. The city of Los Angeles has an official flower and this is it. This plant likes to blossom in late Winter and early Spring. This eye catching plant is very popular with a number of birds, bees, and butterflies, and you can also cut and dry this flower, or use it fresh in an arrangement. USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.
Strelitzia reginae | 5_Seeds

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This is Strelitzia reginae, also known as crane flower, and bird of paradise. These flowers grow to about 6 feet high, putting these gorgeous blossoms above its own foliage. This is one of the coolest looking plants that I know of. The city of Los Angeles has an official flower and this is it. This plant likes to blossom in late Winter and early Spring. This eye catching plant is very popular with a number of birds, bees, and butterflies, and you can also cut and dry this flower, or use it fresh in an arrangement. USDA Hardiness Zones 9 to 11.
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