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How to make a poinsettia thrive. Expert tips on selection and care.

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For decades, the colourful leaves of poinsettias have marked the most beautiful time of year. A festive combination of freshly baked biscuits, candlelight and floral poinsettias is a ritual that make Christmas so special. But weeks before the first door on the Advent calendar opens, poinsettias are already revealing their potential. The poinsettia experts at Stars for Europe share tips on how to...

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Natural decor inspiration with poinsettia Poinsettias shine in all kinds of natural styles

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Natural living is on-trend. Interior design has embraced plants and natural materials as home accessories, which create a friendly, cosy atmosphere and invite you to relax. In autumn and winter, the poinsettia comes into its own as a natural gem; it plays an essential role in styling interiors. Winter rooms shine bright with the coloured bracts of this stunning plant. The experts from Stars for...

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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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