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Euphorbia pulcherrima

Classification

Order: Euphorbiales
   Family: Euphorbiaceae
            Genus: Euphorbia
                        Specie: Euphorbia pulcherrima

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bright red floral bracts winter?spring

Uses: Containers Tropical gardens

Zones: 10-11

Description: The most widely grown of all shrubby euphorbias, potted poinsettias have a huge commercial market. The potted plants are treated with dwarfing hormones but in the wild poinsettias are somewhat straggly deciduous shrubs growing to 10 ft (3 m). They are nat

Growth Habit: Multi-stemmed habit

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