Poinsettias provide pizzazz for the holiday season




 
Nothing is as luminous at Christmas—without the need for electrification—as the poinsettia.
Whether creating a bold splash in an entryway or adding elegance to a holiday table amid candles and shimmering garlands, the poinsettia shouts its festive good tidings to all through its broad, vividly colored foliage.
In England the plant is referred to as “ Mexican flame-leaf.” The poinsettia is native to Mexico, where it can be mistaken for a “tall green weed&rdquo...

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