Posted: December 23, 2013 in Photography, Photos by Iliana C. Hakes-Martinez, Quotes


“A favorite Christmas flower in the United States is the poinsettia, with its beautiful, red, star-shape. It is called the “Flame Leaf” in Central America or “Flower of the Holy Night” and was brought here over a hundred years ago by Dr. Joel Poinsett, our first ambassador to Mexico. Most of the poinsettias used now come from California.”

~ http://www.thehistoryofchristmas.com/trivia/poinsettia.htm

  1. I have two old ones named Ruby and Red:) Scrawny but years and years old. Still get red leaves. I love them.


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