Poinsettias

When were poinsettias introduced into the United States?

The year 1828 is the first known date on which poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) were introduced into the United States of America. Specifically, that is the year when Joel Roberts Poinsett (March 2, 1774 - December 12, 1851) began sending specimens of the plant back to his greenhouses in South...

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When is National Poinsettia Day?

Always on December 12th

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