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Guide 2 Christmas   >   Poinsettia

Poinsettia

Poinsettia (scientific name "Euphorbia pulcherrima"), also known as "Mexican flame leaf", "Christmas star", or "Noche Buena", is a sub-tropical plant native to southern Mexico and Central America.

Poinsettia is a small shrub or tree, with dark green leaves, that produces striking red flowers around Christmas time, and hence is often used as a kind of floral Christmas decoration.

There is a Mexican legend (dating from the 16th Century) which links poinsettia to Christmas. According to the legend, a child who could not afford a gift to offer Jesus Christ at Christmas, was inspired by an angel to pick some weeds from the roadside on Christmas Eve. The angel told the child that a humble gift, if given in love, would be acceptable in God's eyes. When the weeds were brought into s church, the weeds flowered into bright red flowers, and the congregation agreed that they had witnessed a Christmas miracle.

Poinsettia has been used as a kind of Christmas decoration in Mexico, since at least the 17th Century. The earliest people to use Poinsettia as a Christmas decoration were Franciscan friars. According to the friars:
  • The star-shaped pattern of leaves is said to resemble the Star of Bethlehem

  • The blood red color of the flowers is said to represent the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ on the cross.
Poinsettia was introduced to the United States by Joel Roberts Poinsett (after whom the English name of the plant derives) in 1825. Large scale cultivation of Poinsettia in the USA, including use of a secret grafting technique to produce more attractive plants, began in the 20th Century with the Ecke family, who for many years had a virtual monopoly on Poinsettia sales. Additionally, Paul Ecke, Jr. helped to greatly strengthen the association between Poinsettia and Christmas by sending plants to television stations, and even appearing on some television broadcasts himself.

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  • Feature. Its blooms are a cluster of tiny yellow flowers surrounded by large brilliant pink floral bracts, which are modified leaves. They are hugely attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
  • Mature size. Poinsettia is a beautiful perennial plant grown in USDA zones 9-11 reaching 3-10 ft. in height, with a width of 3-7 ft.
  • Easy to grow. Poinsettia is easy to grow and low-maintenance. Just provide enough filtered sun, warmth, and water, and your poinsettia will thrive.You can enjoy this beautiful plant for many years to come.
  • Sow. Plant seeds under 1 ½ inches (4 cm.) of soil. Just keep the soil warm and moist until germination. Seedlings emerge in about a few weeks.
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  • Size: 1.0 inches by 2.0 inches by 2.0 inches
  • Color: Mixed Colors
Features:
  • USDA Hardiness Zone. Poinsettia is a beautiful perennial shrub grown in 8-11 (USDA) reaching 3-10 ft. in height, with a width of 3-7 ft.
  • Bloom. Its blooms are a cluster of tiny yellow flowers surrounded by large brilliant floral bracts. Poinsettias flower naturally in winter.
  • Sun. Poinsettia do best when placed in bright, diffused sunlight, so place your plant near a sunny window where it will receive at least six to eight hours of diffused light per day.
  • Water. Water your poinsettia whenever the soil surface feels dry to the touch. Saturate the soil completely until water runs through the drainage holes in the bottom of the pot, but do not let the plant sit in water.
  • Temperature. To keep your poinsettia in bloom as long as possible, maintain a temperature of 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit during the day.
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  • Color: Pink,Red
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  • TALL:Grows up to 3-10 ft. tall (90-300 cm cm) and 3-7 ft. wide (90-210 cm). As a potted houseplant, it rarely exceeds 2-3 ft. (60-90 cm).
  • WHEN TO PLANT:Late March, after the danger of frost has passed.
  • WHERE TO PLANT:A full sun or partial shade lover, it thrives in loamy,neutral to alkaline,well-drained soils.
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  • USDA Hardiness Zone. Poinsettia is a very beautiful flowering shrub grown in 9-11(USDA).
  • Easy to grow. Poinsettia is easy to grow and low-maintenance. Just provide enough filtered sun, warmth, and water, and your poinsettia will thrive.You can enjoy this beautiful plant for many years to come.
  • Sow. Plant seeds under 1 ½ inches (4 cm.) of soil. Just keep the soil warm and moist until germination. Seedlings emerge in about a few weeks.
  • Care. Provide enough filtered sun, warmth, and water, and your poinsettia will thrive. Frequent pinching back of the stem tips will ensure seasonal color in winter.
  • Use. Poinsettia is a showy and spectacularly colorful perennial garden shrub. Its blooms are hugely attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. It is a good plant for containers, indoor plants, and as a hedge or an accent plant.
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  • Color: Red
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  • Appearance: Poinsettias are compact, bushy plants with dark green, oval-shaped leaves. The true flowers of the plant are small and yellow, located in the center of the red bracts.
  • Holiday Significance: Poinsettias have become strongly associated with Christmas and are often used as decorative plants during the holiday season. In many cultures, they are considered a symbol of celebration, joy, and good fortune.
  • Cultivation: Poinsettias are typically grown as potted plants and can be cultivated both indoors and outdoors, depending on the climate. They are sensitive to cold temperatures and frost, so they are commonly grown as indoor plants or in areas with mild winters. In their natural habitat, they can grow into large shrubs or small trees.
  • Light and Temperature: Poinsettias require bright, indirect light to thrive. Place them near a sunny window or in a well-lit area indoors. They prefer temperatures between 65 to 75°F during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Avoid exposing them to drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.
  • Watering and Care: Poinsettias prefer slightly moist but well-drained soil. Water them when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch.
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  • Color: Bright Color
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  • Size Information: poinsettia door mat measures approximately 90 x 60 cm/ 35.4 x 23.6 inches, large enough to decorate your door, you can fold it up when you're not using it, won't take up too much space
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