I just can't kill a poinsettia. It's not premeditated, but sheer luck created an environment which left these seasonal plants blooming in the kitchen until Halloween.
To be honest, by Easter Sunday the bright red notched blooms are a bit annoying, but golly, if a delicate plant manages to thrive with little care and outright indifference, why sentence it to the compost bin?
|FATHER'S DAY 2011|
No one'd yet seen poinsettia reflecting the warm June sun in this neighborhood.
My grandfather was so proud of his southern poinsettia bush he made the grandkids gather around for a photo each Christmas visit.
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