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Poinsettia for Winter Weddings

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All pre-conceived notions of the poinsettia as a purely traditional pot plant have been blown away by the work of five über-talented professional florists. Tasked by Stars for Europe with designing a wedding bouquet incorporating a poinsettia, the five have revealed the poinsettia to be a spectacular, versatile and long-lasting cut flower. The trick to producing long-lasting cut poinsettia is to…

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The many faces of Poinsettia

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Plant experts at Stars for Europe tell us about the poinsettia varieities we’re missing out on.Delicate furled edges, ripples, rounded pom poms and scrunched velvet textures, in spectrums of colour from antique peach to deep maroon, cinammon hues, barbie pink, yellow, ombre, stripes and spatters. Few are aware of the poinsettia’s many changing faces, as over 80 per cent of the UK’s plants are…

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Mexican legends bloom in Britain for Christmas

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Wild in the highlands of Central America, reaching a height of up to five metres, grows a vibrant plant known as Flores de Noche Buena – ‘Flowers of the Holy Night’. Treasured by Mexico’s people, it was first put to use by the Aztecs, adorning temples with its intense symbolism. Steeped in legend, it has since garnered a varied and celebrated global reputation, most notably as a favourite festive…

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Radiantly beautiful Christmas. Hanging decorations with poinsettias.

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Bonn, 02.12.2019. True poinsettia fans like having these brightly-coloured winter bloomers in sight at all times. Hanging poinsettia decorations are especially well-suited for this, as they lift up the beautiful stars to eye level in every sense of the word. These magnificent plants hang from the ceiling, adorn Christmas trees, branches and walls and even wardrobes and cupboards. The following…

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Enchanted Christmas time. Miniature landscapes with poinsettias.

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Bonn, 28.11.2019. Miniature landscapes are very on trend. In the past, designing and building such tiny worlds was mostly left to model train enthusiasts, but this has meanwhile become a popular pastime among other DIY fans and hobby gardeners as well. And it’s no wonder, since the task of creating picturesque mini gardens and landscapes with living plants gives free rein to one’s creativity. In…

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