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Poinsettias and Reblooming Them

Posted by John Fulton -

The poinsettia is a plant that is native to Mexico, and has become the traditional potted plant at Christmas time. While many believe that the red, pink, or white color is the flower, it is actually called a bract. Bracts are colored leaves. The true flowers are there, but they aren't very showy. Many of the improved varieties offered today last an amazingly long time. To keep them look...

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