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Just a few fun facts about December's Favorite Flower:

Fact #1

The "flower" is really leaves!

Fact #2

Joel Poinsett brought the plant into the U.S. from Mexico

Fact #3

It oozes a milky , sticky sap

Fact #4

The yellow cluster buds in the center are the "flowers"

Fact #5

Poinsettias are not poisonous, however if you eat it, or your dog eats it ... BAD news!

Fact #6

Mexico Poinsettias are bushes and can grow to 10/15 feet!

Fact #7

All this talk about poinsettas makes me want to wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS !!

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