Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima Success Coral) in the Euphorbias Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Success Coral
Cultivar name: 'Ecke 27-96'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Flowers: Other: In the genus Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced in size and aggregated into a cluster of flowers called a cyathium (plural cyathia). This feature is present in every species of the genus Euphorbia but nowhere else in the plant kingdom.
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Toxicity: Other: All members of the genus Euphorbia produce a milky sap called latex that is toxic and can range from a mild irritant to very poisonous.

The History of the PoinsettiaThe History of the Poinsettia
December 6, 2011

Few plants are as closely associated with any holiday the way the poinsettia is with Christmas. It's an intriguing plant with an interesting history.

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