Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd ex Klotzsch.) Evergreen shrub with erect stems. Flowers in poinsettia small, inconspicuous, yellowish collected in umbellate inflorescences. But poinsettia is valued not for the flowers. A special attraction of this plant give the leaves or bracts. They have a bright color: red, pink, white, pink marble, etc. Poinsettiablooms from December to February. Beautiful color in the bracts appear in December with proper care and it lasts untilthe spring.