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Poinsettia

Classification: Flowering Pot plant

House Plant Group: Flowering pot plant

Character: Symbol of Christmas, large scarlet flower-head

Safe for pets? No

Varieties:

  • Euphorbia pulcherrima (Poinsettia)
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Angelica
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Barbara Ecke supreme
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Dorothe
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Ecke’s white
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Mrs Paul Ecke
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Regina

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Loss of flower-heads, leaf margins yellow or brown: Low humidity
  • Loss of leaves following wilting: Overwatering
  • Loss of leaves without wilting: Not enough light, extreme temperature or/and not enough warmth

Pests: