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The kids sell popcorn, coffee, poinsettias, chocolate and tickets to pancake breakfasts.
True to Rouse's vision, the mall through the years became a community gathering place, hosting traditions including the annual Christmas poinsettia tree and a periodic Ball in the Mall to celebrate Columbia milestones.
All poinsettias are in the euphorbia family, and therefore produce a milky latex sap that can irritate the skin and eyes.
Remove 4 to 6 inches of new growth from poinsettias to encourage compact growth.
Tacked onto a bulletin board behind Marcela Garcia’s desk at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts is a picture of a girl painting a poinsettia onto a red clay pot.
Trim back poinsettias 4 to 6 inches after a foot of new growth to keep them compact.
A poinsettia tree that is a hallmark of the holiday season will remain in the same location during the holiday season.
The poinsettia painting that hangs in her den did double duty as a Christmas card.
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Origin and Etymology of poinsettia
First Known Use: 1836See Words from the same year
POINSETTIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of poinsettia for English Language Learners
: a plant with large red, pink, or white leaves that look like petals
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