Plants That Kids Love to Touch

From the fuzzy fiddleheads of ferns to the touch-responsive leaves of the sensitive plant, many plants extend their leaves, buds, stems, blooms and seed heads, encouraging you to come closer. Here are just a few.

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The giant globe-like blooms of Scadoxus make you stop in your tracks. Each flower is a red spectacle of fireworks attached to a stem.
Other bulbs with flowers that invite you to come closer:
pineapple lily (Eucomis bicolor)
allium 'Globemaster'
amaryllis
Italian arum, fruit spikes
fritillaria
hyacinth

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