A holiday favorite, the bright red petals of the poinsettia plant (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are a festive and cheerful addition to your Christmas decor. They have small flowers of green and yellow at the center and are surrounded by large floral bracts (modified leaves), most popularly found in a brilliant red.
Although they grow best during the winter season, with proper care, you can keep your poinsettia happy throughout the year.
Learn more about the proper watering, lighting, environment and how to rebloom poinsettias after christmas.
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