Mom’s Poinsettia’s

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

mom's poinsetta

“The Aztecs called the plant Cuitlaxochitl meaning “star flower” and used it to produce a red dye. The sap was also used to control fevers. Montezuma, last of the Aztec kings, had poinsettias delivered to him in by caravan to what is now Mexico City.”

~http://www.examiner.com/article/poinsettia-day-celebrating-the-colorful-christmas-plant

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