How to Grow Poinsettia Year Round - Complete Growing Guide

Poinsettias are given as gifts around the holidays because of their beautiful green and red colors, however many people throw them out shortly after the holidays. In this episode we will be...

Is your holiday poinsettia still healthy? Here's how to get it to bloom again - Chicago Tribune

Poinsettias ( Euphorbia pulcherrima ) are among the most popular holiday plants. Many people mistakenly identify the plant’s bracts, which are modified leaves, as its flowers. The actual flowers are the small, yellow clusters found in the center of the bracts. To get the colorful bracts, the plant needs to produce flowers. Poinsettias are short-day plants, meaning their flower bud...


  1. The poinsettia (/ p ɔɪ n ˈ s ɛ t i ə / or / p ɔɪ n ˈ s ɛ t ə /) (Euphorbia pulcherrima) (also known as Christmas Star) is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family (Euphorbiaceae).The species is indigenous to Mexico.It is particularly well known for its red and green foliage and is widely used in Christmas floral displays. It derives its common English name ...
  2. Poinsettia plants (Euphorbia pulcherrima) remain one of the most popular holiday flowers. The familiar red flowers have been joined by even flashier colors. (Actually, what we think of as poinsettia flowers are not really flowers at all.
  3. Poinsettia Facts 10 Interesting Facts about Poinsettias. No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia. Learn a few facts about this traditional Christmas plant.
  4. Le poinsettia est l’une des plus jolies plantes d’intérieur, souvent remarquable au moment des fêtes de fin d’année et de Noël. En résumé, ce qu’il faut savoir :
  5. a plant, Euphorbia (Poinsettia) pulcherrima, of the spurge family, native to Mexico and Central America, having variously lobed leaves and brilliant scarlet, pink, or white petallike bracts.
plant macro heart poinsettia flowerporn
hmm... the color really changed after uploading.... the red turned a bit orange-ish.
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flower fleur poinsettia
Il est originaire du sud du Mexique et d'Amérique central, très belle plantes décoratives durant la période des fêtes.
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