(December 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Poinsettia Day


Poinsettia Day
Celebrating our favorite holiday flower and the US diplomat, Dr. Joel Poinsett, who introduced the Poinsettia to the US. While traditionally red or white, growers now offer Poinsettias in a multiple of colors including pink, yellow, orange, speckled, multi and bi colored.

Poinsettias: The Horticultural History of the Christmas Plant



One Response to “(December 12) Today we’re celebrating . . .  Poinsettia Day”

  1. Holiday Rap – Holidays on the Net Holiday Blog » Blog Archive » Did You Know? Countdown to Christmas (12/22) Says:

    [...] Poinsettia Day is observed on December 12, the anniversary of the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, the American diplomat who first introduced the Central American plant to the United States. [...]

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