Wait, What? Six Things you didn’t know about the Christmas Plant: Poinsettia

Merry Christmas! As we celebrate through love and gratitude with family and friends, here are a few tidbits of useful trivia about the Poinsettia:

Christmas plant

Christmas plant

Originally cultivated in the 1500’s by the Aztecs in Mexico, the plant grows wild there. Franciscan Missionaries, who saw the red color as a representation of the blood of Christ, deemed it “La Flor de la Noche Buena”, and it has become THE Christmas plant.




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