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Week 4 – January 25, 2022

Plant Information

Christmas Aurora Poinsettia

  • Christmas Aurora Poinsettia - Bloom
  • Christmas Aurora Poinsettia - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Euphorbia pulcherrima

Common Name: Poinsettia

Hardiness Degree: 50°F (10.0°C)

Blooming Season: Winter

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 13" (33cm)

Height: 20 - 24" (51 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Shade

General Information: An attractive mid-season red with low to medium vigor, upright branching and medium rounded bracts and dark green foliage. Later finish. Height and spread are based on a 6-in. (15-cm) pot.

Grower Information:

Christmas Aurora is a great choice for December poinsettia sales. Its upright, narrow habit and medium bract size are ideal for higher density production and dependable shipping. Aurora features intense red bracts, and a narrow shape that makes it easy to sleeve. This reliable, predictable poinsettia works well in 6-in. (15-cm) pots. Plus, it is early to color but late to flower ­– providing an outstanding shelf life at retail and long-lasting enjoyment for the consumer.  

'NPCW14221'

(Flowering Only License)