Plants of the season part 1: poinsettia

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They come in deep reds, light pinks, ivory and even purple. They have dark leaves, light leaves, bi-color leaves and curly leaves. They are the focal point of our holiday home décor, provide the perfect gift for the holiday host and adorn church altars. The poinsettia hasn’t always been a holiday tradition, but today, they are sometimes called the Christmas Flower.

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