Get Your Money’s Worth From Holiday Poinsettias

If other plants and flowers have their own national day of celebration – tulips (May 13), roses (June 12), and even dandelions (April 5) – why not the poinsettia? Not to worry my frugal friends the poinsettia hasn’t been slighted. In fact, Dec. 12  is officially National Poinsettia Day, an entire day devoted to honoring none other than Euphorbia pulcherrima, commonly known as the “poinsettia” or sometimes the “Christmas Star.” See also: Frugal gardening tips. Indigenous to Mexico and Central America, in …