P. lutea is a also called Golden Candles as well as Golden Shrimp Plant.
Golden Candles is an evergreen shrub that flowers profusely several times a year. The bright yellow bracts are held over the foliage and add striking color to any tropical or subtropical garden. It is an older plant regaining popularityas it is a consistant landscaping workhorse..
It needs bright light to flower well (up here we grow them in full sun) and benefits from a light trim to keep it bushy and between 1 and 11/2 m.
|well drained rich soil full sun to part shade, grows all the way down to Sydney on the coast