Christmas flower

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Noun1.Christmas flower - tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowersChristmas flower - tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
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Bulbs need to be planted at the beginning of November for Christmas flowers, but you can buy bulbs in bloom now, and you'll usually find they're growing in a bowl of gravel or planted in a decorative glass vase filled with water, so no soil is required.
Millions of American families would lack their traditional green-and-red Christmas flowers, if it weren't for a Texas farm that - growing from its origins as a tiny backyard greenhouse into a large-scale grower of flowers and bedding plants - has become one of the nation's largest growers of the leafy poinsettias.
September's topic will be Australia and Hong Kong, October's is life as a pantomime dame, November sees a demonstration of encaustic arts, and Christmas flowers will be the subject for December.
A Kirklees Council spokesman said that only Christmas flowers which looked tired or wilted were removed and staff had to keep the area tidy.
They make excellent placemats too - and teamed with a golden table runner and a glass bowl brimming with Christmas flowers and baubles, your table will look absolutely stunning.
Stewards were Diana Hunt and Maxine Lodge and the gift of Christmas flowers was from Betty Booth.
Flowers included in this tender cut flowers, planted together, blomsterbinderier, potted plants, christmas flowers such as associated with representations, retirements, etc.
All members went away with a Christmas gift and card and the volunteers were surprised by a presentation of Christmas flowers from all the Meet and Eat members.
We often hear about flowers like Christmas rose, holly, ivy, poinsettia and mistletoe as Christmas flowers because during the winter most of their flowers are in full bloom.
More than $2,000 was spent on the entertainment, $621 for a large floral arrangement and the Christmas flowers and candles that decorated the tables.
For something special look for the variegated Convallaria majalis albostriata to gently force in the warmth for Christmas flowers.