Getting a poinsettia to re-bloom is not an easy process, so don't be disheartened if you don't have success your first try.They also make for eye-catching wreaths and add a great centrepiece on the Christmas dinner table.' AND remember.

December 12th is Poinsettia Day.Economy at the retail level.When keeping the plant through the year, begin fertilizing in the spring every three to four weeks with a half-strength fertilizer.

For pets, the poinsettia sap may cause mild irritation or nausea.Finally, when you've chosen your poinsettia, protect it from the wind and make sure to wrap it up warm for the journey home.