Houseplant of the week: poinsettia

This plant is as festive as they come – and you can coax them to flower next year

Why will I love it?
This is the most festive of houseplants: for me, just the sight of Euphorbia pulcherrima’s scarlet bracts conjure up the scent of cinnamon candles, mulled wine and cosy fireside nights.

Light or shade?
Bright indirect sunshine.

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