Poinsettia-Christmas Customs & Traditions

Princettia Poinsettias branch more and produce more flowers

No flower says Christmas like the beautiful Poinsettia.  I was amazed to learn that the Poinsettia is the most popular potted plant by far in the U.S. and Canada. Here are some other interesting tidbits: History & Legends The Poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima, means "very beautiful" The showy leaves or petals, called "bracts", are not the actual flower. The …

Poinsettia – History and Legends

Poinsettias are the quintessential Christmas flower that traveled here from Mexico in the early 1800's. It has been bred for over a hundred years for longer lasting flowers and dozens of color combinations. Known originally for the bright scarlet coloration, Poinsettias now come in a full palette of beautiful colors and are easy to care for.

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