The poinsettia “The most beautiful” is the translation of pulcherrima (Euphorbia pulcherrima), even Advent star, Christmas star or Poinsettia called. So we know him at Christmas time, mostly in beautiful red, radiant and pompous. The star-shaped bloom and the juicy red are always worth a look.
The Aztecs called the poinsettia Cuetlaxochitl (actually cuetlax-xochitl, leather flower) and was apparently a favorite plant of Moctezuma II. In 1804, the natural scientist Alexander von Humboldt brought the plant species back to Europe from one of his trips to America.
The star is one popular houseplant of Germans and can be kept all year round, but you should still pay attention to some care rules. By the way, in our flower online shop there are great offers and gift ideas on the topic of Christmas flowers in the Advent season, just take a look through our website.
Buy cheap poinsettias, Advent stars or Christmas stars
We also offer beautiful red Christmas or Advent stars, with a planter, ideal for giving away. In our flower online shop you can buy the poinsettia, also called the Advent star or Christmas star, of course.
For corporate customers: An Advent star, Christmas star is also a nice gift for your customers. It is cheap, beautiful and symbolic and it is available in many colors and sizes, ask us, we will be happy to make you an individual offer.
Poinsettia tips and care
Now some poinsettia tips from us so that you can enjoy it for a long time: Put it in a bright place during Advent, but avoid direct sunlight. The poinsettia is sensitive to drafts, so please do not place it in entrance areas where there is draft.
For your plant to thrive and bloom well, a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius is ideal, too much cold is harmful to it, as it is a tropical plant and accordingly prefers the warmth and the sun.
There should be little watering, every two weeks a little water and a few drops of liquid fertilizer are sufficient. Too much fertilizer and water are noticeable by the yellowish color of the leaves. You should only water the poinsettia with a little water when the earth is dry. If backwater has formed, it reacts by throwing off the leaves; you should also react accordingly here.
- The plant comes from the tropics and is called poinsettia, Advent star, Christmas star or poinsettia.
- Is a popular houseplant among Germans and lasts all year round.
- The potted plant does not like the cold, ideal is 20 degrees Celsius.
- The plant requires little water, does not like drafts or backwater.
- There are pots in many colors and sizes.