Description: This small, shrubby plant forms a clump of upright stems with a 'candle' of bright golden yellow bracts at the tip of each stem. The creamy white flowers within do not reveal themselves until the bracts are fully developed. The leaves are a deep matt green, lance-shaped, up to 6 in (15 cm) long, with prominent veins.
Culture: Warm, bright and humid.
USDA Zone: 9a-11
Accession # 198500167
Voucher 110652 at George Safford Torrey Herbarium (CONN). Specimen collected 21 April 1997.