Posts Tagged ‘poinsettia’

Poinsettia – Care

If the poinsettia plant came in a foil wrapper, check for water at the bottom before you add more moisture to the plant. Poinsettias are accustomed to soil that’s on the dry side. If their roots sit in water day...


Poinsettia – Choosing

Examine the tiny yellow-green flowers at the ends of the poinsettia branches. If more than one or two are open, the poinsettia will not hold its freshness for long. Poinsettias are typically sent to stores in several shipments. Ask to...


Poinsettia – Dyed Purple

Q: I received a purple poinsettia for Christmas. If I keep it alive for the summer will it have purple leaves again next winter? A: Colored poinsettias are striking. The idea originated in Europe and colored plants have been available...