Where Does the Poinsettia Come from?


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Poinsettia, or Euphorbia pulcherrima, is a plant native to Mexico. It was named after Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US Minister to Mexico, who introduced it to the US in 1825.
In Mexico, it is called the Noche Buena and has been associated with Christmas since the 16th century.
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Poinsettia are native to Mexico.
Poinsettias were first brought into the United States from Mexico in 1825 by Joel
The plant flourished in an area of Southern Mexico known as Taxco del Alarcon. Ask us anything!
Poinsettias have become symbolic of the Christmas season both because they resemble the Star of Bethlehem in shape, and because of their festive bright red color. The English father
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Poinsettia is a species of flower endemic to Mexico and Central America. It was called poinsettia after Joel Roberts Poinsett who was the first United States Minister to Mexico and he is the one who introduced the plant into the US in 1825.
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