poinsettias

Extend the season with holiday plants

The traditional centerpieces and table accents — poinsettias, Christmas cactus, amaryllis — brighten the holidays and are popular gifts this time of year. But what do you do wi ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Light exposure is major factor for poinsettia rebloom

Question: Can I keep a poinsettia and have it rebloom next year? Answer: While it is possible to get a poinsettia to rebloom in time for Christmas, you may decide it is just not w ...

Ask the Placer County Master Gardeners: Keep poinsettias away from cold and drafts

Question: What’s the best way to take care of a holiday poinsettia? Answer: Poinsettia, or the Latin name Euphorbia pulcherrima, is the best selling potted plant in the nation. ...