Get Up and Grow: Why poinsettia’s are referred to as the official plant of Christmas


In this segment of Get Up and Grow, CHEK’s Hannah Lepine and Gord Nickel, president of Wildwood Outdoor Living Centre, talk about poinsettias, one of the most popular holiday plants.

First, they talk about why and how the poinsettia came to be the official plant of Christmas, and the answer may not be what you think.

Gord then shows Hannah the range of colours they come in and how to care for the plant to ensure it lasts the entire holiday season.

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