I departed from my usual red poinsettia this year
in favor of this pink one.
I love the pink color of it but must admit it does not go
with my Christmas decor and .....
certainly does not go with the red 'Ragtime' amaryllis.
It might go better with the 'Apple Blossom' one but
it is not blooming yet.
I will have to make a mental note to go back to red
for next Christmas or maybe try one of the white
On the subject of poinsettia's my experiment to get
the red poinsettia from last year to bloom was a total
Don't you feel sorry for this sad specimen. LOL!
Poor thing just keeps dropping its leaves and
I am tempted to toss it out into the snow or
drop kick it to the basement.
I hate to give up on any plant though, stubborn
as I am.
Another garden blogger took hers to the
basement in March for a month and then
brought it back out and it is blooming and turning
now. Maybe that is worth a shot. It sure cannot do
anymore harm that what I already have done to
the poor things.
To those of you who are traveling or going to be so
busy I would like to take this time to wish you
all a Blessed Christmas!