Known for it s long "whiskers" that emanate from the flower scape. The scape is nearly black in color, with some purple as are the long , broad leaf blades which give the plant the name of "Black Bat Flower". This Malaysian perennial is always in demand. Produces 2 leaves, 10" wide with angular pleats in the leaves. Requires constant warmth, high humidity & bright light. Dormant in winter months.