Black Bat Flower I am not sure whether it's the WHOLE flower that's the bat (it looks kind of bat-faced) or the middle part (pistil? stamen?) that also looks a bit like a tiny bat face. I love orchids; I love bats; and I love purple.
Allium hollandicum, Purple Sensation, allium: Position: full sun Soil: fertile, well-drained soil Rate of growth: average Flowering period: June Hardiness: fully hardy Garden care: Avoid excessive mositure from late summer when dormant.