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Poinsettias are available in an array of colors such as these available at Shotwell’s Floral. (Forum News Service photo)

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By Don Kinzler

Almost 53 percent of Americans will soon purchase a nochebuena. Although it sounds like something you’d order at a taco drive-through, nochebuena is the name Mexican locals gave to the redflowered plant brought to the United States in 1826 by Joel Poinsett. We call it the poinsettia.


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