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No, there's no bat swooping out of this garden—only a bat flower, with its two largest petals closely resembling the plant's nocturnal namesake in flight. Dark purple and ruffled, the orchid variety blooms in tropical and semi-tropical climates and, fittingly, prefers the shade. If you're brave enough to take on this particular houseplant, you must be ready to repot it ever year, as it grows fast. Available on Amazon; $4.49 for 20 seeds.
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