The goal was to publish this web page to coincide with National Poinsettia Day, December 12, 2010. This day was authorized by Congress to honor Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first United States Minister to Mexico, who is recognized as being the first person to bring this very popular holiday plant to America around 1825. Mr. Poinsett died on December 12, 1851.
The poinsettia plant is not only the favorite festive Christmas Holiday plant, but it is one of the best-selling plants each year in the United States. Poinsettias represent over 85% of the potted plant sales during the Holiday Season. Ninety percent of all poinsettia plants are exported from the United States. The poinsettia is commercially grown in all 50 States.
‘Poinsettia Plants – Care and History’, at http://www.bestindoortropicalhawaiianhouseplants.com/
It details the efforts of one immigrant German-American family who single-handedly dedicated themselves to make the poinsettia “The Holiday Plant” here in the United States and grows over 80% of all poinsettia plants for commercial sales that help California to be the top poinsettia producing State in the USA.
This poinsettia producing family is credited with creating 90% of all poinsettia varieties found in the world today. There are over 100 different varieties of poinsettia plants.
The poinsettia plant is often misunderstood as to what the actual flowers are. This page provides clear definitions and descriptions of the various parts of this holiday plant. The page also addresses the misconception that the poinsettia plant is poisonous.
‘Poinsettia Plants - Care and History’ provides detailed information and tips on how to care for poinsettias not only to have them survive the Holidays themselves, but also be able to enjoy them until it is time for the Easter lily to arrive on the scene sometimes in March or April.
All the detailed information on the care of poinsettia plant doesn’t stop there. It provides a year-long process of care that allows its owner to regrow the plant for the next holiday season.
In honor of National Poinsettia Day, Bob Walsh Enterprises proudly introduces ‘Poinsettia Plants - Care and History’, at http://www.bestindoortropicalhawaiianhouseplants.com/
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Bob Walsh, author of ‘How To Grow Plumeria–Frangipani Anytime Anywhere’, has been growing tropical plants for 20-plus years in plant hardiness zone 5. For your FREE tropical plants guide, Grow Your Own Tropical Garden, which includes many useful FREE tips on how to grow tropical plants indoors and outdoors, visit http://www.bestindoortropicalhawaiianhouseplants.com.