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BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS: White poinsettias, pink azaleas and purple orchids - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

 18 Feb 2019, 11:01 pm BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS: White poinsettias, pink azaleas and purple orchids  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Thanks to our readers, I've had the difficult task of choosing just three Beautiful Blooms to highlight. Our spring-like weather has certainly contributed to our ...


Tracing the Poinsettia's roots in American history | Appleyard - Pensacola News Journal

 27 Jan 2019, 12:00 am Tracing the Poinsettia's roots in American history | Appleyard  Pensacola News Journal

Have you ever wondered where Poinsettias got their name?


Absentee Gardeners: Overcoming my poinsettia guilt | Blowing Rocket - Watauga Democrat

 23 Jan 2019, 9:00 pm Absentee Gardeners: Overcoming my poinsettia guilt | Blowing Rocket  Watauga Democrat

Poinsettias, Euphorbia pulcherrima, brightened up our home during the holidays but now mine look a little tired. Dropping their colorful bracts — the leaves ...


Poinsettia performance: A much better year for pests - Greenhouse Canada

 15 Feb 2019, 1:24 pm Poinsettia performance: A much better year for pests  Greenhouse Canada

How was the 2018 poinsettia season? Not bad. Here's a recap of pests and diseases, new varieties trialled with and without blackout curtains, as well as tips for ...


With TLC, poinsettias can make it to next year - Leader-Telegram

 27 Jan 2019, 12:00 am With TLC, poinsettias can make it to next year  Leader-Telegram

Many people may have received or been given poinsettias as gifts during the holiday season. Sadly, many people do not know how to care for poinsettias, ...


Adopt-A-Pet: Poinsettia - WQOW TV News 18

 4 Feb 2019, 12:00 am Adopt-A-Pet: Poinsettia  WQOW TV News 18

Meet our Pet of the Day: Poinsettia! Poinsettia is a 1 year old female pup that is outgoing and very energetic. She would love to find a home with anther playful ...


11 New Poinsettias for the Holiday Market - Greenhouse Grower

 12 Feb 2019, 2:07 pm 11 New Poinsettias for the Holiday Market  Greenhouse Grower

It's never too early to check out the newest poinsettia varieties to see if there's anything new you want to add to your product mix to capture holiday sales.


Caring for Poinsettias After the Holidays - Hernando Sun

 1 Feb 2019, 4:57 pm Caring for Poinsettias After the Holidays  Hernando Sun

Now that the holidays are over, you may be wondering what to do with those plants that make us think about Christmas- amaryllis, Christmas cactus and of ...


OSU Extension: A lesson on Poinsettia anatomy - Lancaster Eagle Gazette

 13 Dec 2018, 12:00 am OSU Extension: A lesson on Poinsettia anatomy  Lancaster Eagle Gazette

No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia and can make a great holiday gift for the gardener on your list.


Want to keep your poinsettia for the entire year? - Chicago Daily Herald

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Want to keep your poinsettia for the entire year?  Chicago Daily Herald

Q. This year I bought a beautiful poinsettia for the holidays. Can I keep it outside in the summer? I want to and bring it in next year and get it to turn red again!


A brief history of poinsettias, and how to help them last through the holidays - Kansas City Star

 13 Dec 2018, 12:00 am A brief history of poinsettias, and how to help them last through the holidays  Kansas City Star

Did you know: Poinsettias were introduced to the United States in 1825 by Joel Robert Poinsett and that the colorful part of the plant is not the flower. A guide on ...


Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast - The Tribune

 12 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Poinsettia is a Christmas classic — and it thrives on the Central Coast  The Tribune

Poinsettia, a Christmas plant with red, white and pink leaves, thrives on the Central Coast of California. The winter flower, popular for holiday decorating and gifts ...


The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol - Ruidoso News

 10 Dec 2018, 12:00 am The evolution of the Poinsettia as a Christmas symbol  Ruidoso News

Historian and educator Lynda Sanchez reveals how the poinsettia plant evolved into a Christmas symbol.


Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving - Mail Tribune

 9 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Pointers for keeping potted poinsettias thriving  Mail Tribune

We were so happy, happy, I remember. Beneath the poinsettia's red in warm December. ” — Claude McKay, “Flame-Heart,” in “Harlem Shadows,” 1922. Claude ...


Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia - PostBulletin.com

 8 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Growing Concerns: Tips to get the perfect poinsettia  PostBulletin.com

Poinsettias are the classic plant for the holidays. Native to Mexico, the poinsettia, Euphorbia pulcherrima, was introduced in the United States by Joel Poinsett, ...


NOCHE BUENA: Poinsettia Selection and Care - Valley morning Star

 2 Dec 2018, 12:00 am NOCHE BUENA: Poinsettia Selection and Care  Valley morning Star

The poinsettia is probably the most familiar of all Christmas potted plants. The Aztecs were the first to use this plant they called 'Cuectlaxochitl' for dyes, ...


Garden View: Poinsettia selection and care - Monitor

 1 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Garden View: Poinsettia selection and care  Monitor

The stores have been playing Christmas music for weeks, but for me, nothing signals the start of the season like seeing all those bright-red Poinsettias.


Can the season's plentiful poinsettia displays be harmful to you or your pets? - Colorado Springs Gazette

 15 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Can the season's plentiful poinsettia displays be harmful to you or your pets?  Colorado Springs Gazette

Do poinsettias pose a risk to people or pets? Not usually, but it's a good idea to keep them out of reach of small children and the family cat or.


Improper watering causes poinsettia to drop leaves - Quad City Times

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Improper watering causes poinsettia to drop leaves  Quad City Times

Poinsettia plants remain one of the most popular holiday flowers.


Even poinsettias can be New Mexico True - Las Cruces Sun-News

 9 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Even poinsettias can be New Mexico True  Las Cruces Sun-News

Poinsettia growers are in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Radium Springs, and Estancia.