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Today's bloom is Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

Bloom of the Day for December 24th, 2009:

Poinsettia
(Euphorbia pulcherrima)

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Information:
Type of plant: Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Rose/Mauve, Red, Scarlet (Dark Red), White/Near White, Cream/Tan

Bloom time of year: Late Winter/Early Spring, Late Fall/Early Winter, Mid Winter

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 10a to Zone 11

Height: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m), 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m), 12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Spacing: 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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One vendor has this plant for sale.

9 members have or want this plant for trade.

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There have been 3 comments posted about this bloom.

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Marylyn_TX wrote:
Wow... That's breathtakingly beautiful!! What a great way to display poinsettias!! Thanks, Dale! This message was edited Dec 23, 2009 6:09 PM

AJSmith wrote:
This is GREAT AND BEAUTYFUL LANDSCAPE . I would like to known what the ground cover is called? (ajsmith-wri@hotmail.com) and can I grow it in central Florida?

DaleTheGardener wrote:
Thanks Dave, others too. I do love this season>


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