Flower of the Month – Poinsettia

Like egg nog, roast turkey and Santa Clause, the Poinsettia is one of the classic symbols of Christmas. Traditionally grown in a velvety crimson colour this plant originated in Mexico, and is now grown throughout the world where climates and conditions are appropriate. Poinsettias are also now grown in different colours, most notably variants of pink and white in addition to the traditional red,... continue reading