Euphorbia pulcherrima is a shrub or small tree, typically reaching a height of 0.6 to 4 m (2 to 16 ft). There are over 100 cultivated varieties of poinsettia available. can be used as a potted plant

Botanical Name - Euphorbia pulcherrima

Common Name - Poinsettia

Additional Info

It is also known as Poinsettias.

The colored Bracts which are most often flaming red but can be orange, pale green, cream, pink, white or marbled are actually leaving.

The colors come from photoperiodism, meaning that they require darkness for 12 hours at a time to change color. At the same time, the plants need a lot of light during the day for the brightest color.