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 How did the poinsettia become associated with Christmas?

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The History of the Christmas Poinsettia?

Euphorbia pulcherrima, meaning "very beautiful," is the botanical name of the poinsettia. The subtropical plant has many other common names including the Christmas flower, Mexican fire plant, lobst... Read More »
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How to Take Care of a Christmas Poinsettia?

Have you ever purchased a poinsettia during Christmastime, only to have it die on you a few days or weeks later? These vibrant red, yellow or pink plants just shout the Christmas spirit look nice a... Read More »
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Where was poinsettia first grown?

The poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima is a native of Mexico.
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Why Are Poinsettia Leaves Red?

Poinsettias, the iconic red-and-green Christmas plants, have the botanical name Euphorbia pulcherrima, meaning "very beautiful." The native Mexican plant grows as a perennial shrub in nature, but i... Read More »
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