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Poinsettia Picture Gallery - Displaying and Caring for Poinsettias

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Poinsettia Botany
Poinsettia Picture Gallery - Displaying and Caring for Poinsettias

The colorful bracts of poinsettias aren't part of the flower.

Photo © Tanaka Juuyoh
The showy bracts of poinsettias are what consumers look for in poinsettias, not the flowers. The flower clusters in the center of the bracts should have little or no pollen showing to guarantee the longest lasting flowers.

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