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Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Plants Tips: Poinsettias

Bracts are the red flower-like petals you might find on a poinsettia, but they are specialized leaves. Look closely at the center of the bracts, and you will see small flowers. Poinsettias are in the Euphorbia family related to succulent euphorbias. Poinsettias thrive...
Poinsettias | A Holiday Icon

Poinsettias | A Holiday Icon

The holidays aren’t complete without a poinsettia in the mix. This popular plant has gained so much notoriety that it has it’s own holiday–National Poinsettia Day is celebrated on the 12th of December. In 2019, roughly 35 million poinsettias were sold in the U.S. and...

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