Whitfieldia elongata is a member of the Acanthaceae family and is native of Africa.
The flowers are spires, pure white calyx with a protruding flower and appear around autumn with each flower lasting about 7 days. It is also very suitable as a house plant. The foliage is deep green and evergreen.
White Candles is great as a hedging plant with some shade.
It likes partial sun to shade and grows to around 1 metre diameter. It hates frost and is an ever bloomer. It is what you might call a perfect house plant.
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