Proper Care for Poinsettias – December 12

December 26, 2013 Updated Dec 26, 2013 at 11:22 AM CDT

The Poinsettia came into the United States in 1828 from the Ambassador of Mexico. Red is the primary color they arrive in, but there are many other hybrids and unique designs, and you can even paint them as well. Make sure not to over-water and only water until the top soil is dry. Over-watering usually dooms the Poinsettia and you’ll likely have to buy another one