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Poinsettias, the December flower

myth and legend, history and fact

by Anderson, Christine

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Waters Edge Press in Tiburon, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

StatementChristine Anderson & Terry Tischer.
ContributionsTischer, Terry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB413.P63 A55 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. :
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1014046M
ISBN 100965622495
LC Control Number96060667

- Explore Peggy Jones's board "Poinsettia's", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Poinsettia, Christmas paintings, Christmas art pins. Because the month falls within the range of days after the initiation of the flowering process December is the time when poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) can be expected to bloom.

  "A perfect addition to the serious horticulturist's reference shelf, and ideal for armchair gardeners as well!" -- The Midwest Book Review 11/97 "After reading Poinsettias, the reader will have a vast new concept of the plant and what it ttias is a delightful read for the average gardener, a useful resource guide for the dedicated horticulturist and a beautiful gift to give to Reviews: 4.   Cut back all canes (branches) to about 6 inches from the pot’s rim. It may also be a good idea to repot the poinsettia using the same type of soil. While poinsettias can be kept indoors throughout summer, many people choose to move them outdoors in a sunny, but protected, area of the flower garden by sinking the pot into the ground.

  Poinsettias are native to Central America. These plants, called “cuetlaxochitl,” meaning “brilliant flower,” were used by ancient Aztecs to make purple dye for clothing and makeup. Also, the sap of a poinsettia was used to treat fevers. A Mexican Treasure. In southern Mexico, poinsettias flower for a short amount of time in the winter. - Explore OttawaBunny's board "Flowers: Poinsettia", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Poinsettia, Christmas watercolor, Christmas artK pins.


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1 best-selling potted plant in the United States, according to a book “Poinsettias, the December Flower” by Christine Anderson and Terry Tischer. Poinsettias are a perennial flowering shrub that was once considered a weed. Poinsettias are popularly, though incorrectly, said to be toxic to humans and other animals.

This misconception was spread by a urban legend of a two-year-old child dying after consuming a poinsettia leaf. Inthe plant was included in H. Arnold's book Poisonous Plants of Hawaii on this premise. Though Arnold later admitted that the story was hearsay and that poinsettias were not Family: Euphorbiaceae.

Onene 30 Pieces Christmas Glitter Poinsettia Flowers Artificial Christmas Flowers Christmas Tree Poinsettia Ornaments for Christmas Valentine's Day New. January to March: Keep watering the poinsettia whenever the surface is dry. April: Starting April 1, gradually decrease water, allowing the soil to get dry between waterings.

Be careful that the stem does not begin to shrivel. This is a sign the plant is too stressed and is dying. In a week or two, when the plant has acclimated to this drying process, move it to a cool spot, such as the. Poinsettia in December:: Birth Flower of the Month.

As the end of the year draws near, it's time to explore our very last Birth Flower in our series, the colourful Poinsettia. It's a multi-tasker, as it's also used as a traditional Christmas flower in the Northern Hemisphere. BANBERRY DESIGNS Poinsettia Flowers Pick Set of 4- Red Poinsettias Flower Bushes– Each Approx 13 Inches Tall – Red Christmas Decorations - Decorative Floral Accessories out of.

The story of Poinsettia What you first notice about the poinsettia are the beautifully coloured leaves. They’re often thought to be the flowers, but are actually bracts that form a star shape around the true flowers, which are small and yellow in the heart.

The classic red poinsettia is familiar, but trending for December are modern pastel colours such as salmon, pink, lemon and apricot. Poinsettias come in colors like the traditional red, white, pink, burgundy, marbled and speckled. The Paul Ecke Ranch in California grows over 70% of all Poinsettias purchased in the United States and does about 50% of the world-wide sales of Poinsettias.

December 12th is Poinsettia Day, which marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett in   Keep the flower happy at its resting temperature (65 to 75 degrees), continually watering when the soil gets dry. As you see the flower start to grow, start a dding fertilizer every two weeks.

GL-Turelifes Pack of 12 Glitter Artificial Poinsettia Flowers Christmas Wreath Christmas Tree Flowers Ornaments 6’’(16cm) Diameter with 12 Pcs Green Soft Stings (Gold) out of. And on Poinsettia Day, the Poinsettia is displayed on the Dia de le Virgen, or Virgin’s Day in Mexico. I used this in Patterson Postour family Christmas Newsletter from I am also sure there are some various different versions out there as well.I also published this on December 9, and last Updated/Republishing December 2, Get this from a library.

Poinsettias: the December flower--myth & legend, history & botanical fact. [Christine Anderson; Terry Tischer] -- Melding myth, historical lore, botanical details, and delectable illustrations, Anderson and Tischer offer an inviting portrayal of just how this once thought to be weedy specimen was reinvented as a.

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We made ours relatively small. but they can quickly and easily be upscaled and made as large paper flower decorations that. How to Grow, Care and Forcing Poinsettias Originally from Mexico and Central America, Poinsettias are by far the most popular of flower plants during Christmas.

As a matter of fact, they are the largest flowering plant crop in the U.S. with sales of over 63 million pots. The December birth flower is the Poinsettia. The Poinsettia is known for their brilliant red and green star-shaped foliage. The scientific name for the Poinsettia is the Euphorbia pulcherrima, which translates to mean “very beautiful.

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Actually there are several beautiful flowers that are cons. Get this from a library. Poinsettias, the December flower: myth and legend, history and fact. [Christine Anderson; Terry Tischer] -- Recounts the history and folklore of the colorful plant, explains its care requirements, and looks at the use of poinsettias in decoration.

December Flower Spotlight: Poinsettia. Decem by Ed Belly Leave a Comment. As it is in keeping with seasonal tradition, this month’s flower spotlight should be no surprise to anyone.

After all, what flower is most associated with the holiday season? None other than the Poinsettia, of course! The scarlet bracts of the poinsettia are ubiquitous this time of year.

But the story of how the “Christmas flower” came to the United States from its native Mexico is not one of peace and. Other December Flowers & Symbols. The Poinsettia flower is commonly called the Christmas Flower and traditionally symbolizes celebration, success, reassurance and good cheer.

Similarly, spruce, pine and fir trees used as Christmas trees rise in popularity during this month.