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The poinsettia secret. A backyard greenhouse in Europe and a briefcase of cash led to a monopoly on the Christmas plant. From From Clemson University

Chelated calcium benefits poinsettias: Application of chelated calcium to stock plants improves resistance to physical damage for poinsettia cuttings - Science Daily

 27 Feb 2019, 12:00 am Chelated calcium benefits poinsettias: Application of chelated calcium to stock plants improves resistance to physical damage for poinsettia cuttings  Science Daily

Cutting quality has an impact on postharvest durability during shipping and propagation of poinsettias. This study identifies treatments that will best benefit these ...


White-hot holidays - Greenhouse Management

 24 Mar 2019, 9:24 pm White-hot holidays  Greenhouse Management

Frank Riteco, owner of 2Plant International in Powell, Ohio, wants growers and retailers to have a white Christmas. He's marketing white lilies, Iberis and ...


See a Superbloom in Carlsbad, California - Fodor's Travel

 25 Mar 2019, 12:59 pm See a Superbloom in Carlsbad, California  Fodor's Travel

You don't have to travel to Amsterdam or Japan to get your flower fix. There are 60 acres of blooming ranunculus in Southern California, but get there fast, as the ...


BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS: Readers share stunning spring flowers - Daytona Beach News-Journal

 26 Mar 2019, 5:20 am BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS: Readers share stunning spring flowers  Daytona Beach News-Journal

We love to see our email inbox overflowing with spring flowers! Please keep them coming in! We've had so many coming in that the choice of what to feature ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


It's almost impossible to get your poinsettia to re-bloom post-Christmas - Courier Journal

 21 Dec 2018, 12:00 am It's almost impossible to get your poinsettia to re-bloom post-Christmas  Courier Journal

We're not being Grinchy when we say it's almost impossible to get your poinsettia plan to re-bloom after Christmas. So, just chuck the plant already.


The story behind poinsettia Christmas flowers and the Charleston man they're named for - Charleston Post Courier

 20 Dec 2018, 12:00 am The story behind poinsettia Christmas flowers and the Charleston man they're named for  Charleston Post Courier

The Garden Club of Charleston honors the legacy of Joel Roberts Poinsett, a Charlestonian who stumbled upon the poinsettia flower in Taxco, Mexico in the ...


On gardening: The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition - The Daily Herald

 8 Dec 2018, 12:00 am On gardening: The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition  The Daily Herald

It all started when the plants were called “flores de noche buena” or flowers of the holy night.


The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition - The Gazette

 10 Dec 2018, 12:00 am The poinsettia a treasured Christmas tradition  The Gazette

Black Friday turned out to be a real shocker for me. It wasn't for store fighting, super discounts on large TV's or digital cameras but, instead, it was the rush to buy ...


Master Gardener: Keeping poinsettia alive year after year is challenge - Tulsa World

 23 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Master Gardener: Keeping poinsettia alive year after year is challenge  Tulsa World

Oftentimes, people will ask us if they can somehow save their poinsettias to keep them until the following year. The answer is yes, but it is much easier to just.


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.


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 ...


Sow There!: More to say about poinsettia - Chico Enterprise-Record

 28 Dec 2018, 12:00 am Sow There!: More to say about poinsettia  Chico Enterprise-Record

As with most things, if you're in doubt about whether something may kill you if ingested, don't eat it. If you're not sure if something will die if planted outdoors, ...


How to care for poinsettias, the Christmas forever flower - Star Tribune

 17 Dec 2018, 12:00 am How to care for poinsettias, the Christmas forever flower  Star Tribune

We've had a lasting love affair with poinsettias, in part because they get better every year.


Poinsettias don't have to die after the holidays; here's how you can keep them alive to bloom again next winter - Omaha World-Herald

 5 Jan 2019, 12:00 am Poinsettias don't have to die after the holidays; here's how you can keep them alive to bloom again next winter  Omaha World-Herald

Now that the holidays are over, don't toss that once gorgeous poinsettia out with the garbage.


The Southern History of the Poinsettia - Garden & Gun Magazine

 7 Dec 2018, 9:04 am The Southern History of the Poinsettia  Garden & Gun Magazine

Learn the history of Joel Poinsett and the poinsettia, courtesy of Jim Faust, a Clemson University horticulture professor who studies the flowers.