Christmas Star. Beautyful Poinsettia Plant and how to decorate with it.
Favorite symbol of Christmas in Europe and America is Poinsettia Plant. Different from other indoor plants it is unusual in appearance and has a beautiful legend. In this gallery, we have gathered a few fantastic ideas on how to decorate the house for the New Year with this spectacular and popular plant. Here are 32 photos with ideas, tips andcomments.
The top of Poinsettia ( we are talking about the most unusual part of the plant) is the most colorful part of the plant (usually red). The red part is not flowers but leaves (for those who did not realize that). Poinsettia plant can be found in white , cream , pink and tricolor; although it is hard to find.
The story of Christmas Poinsettia
A beautiful legend tells of Mexican children Maria and Paolo, who went to celebrate the birth of Jesus. They were very poor and to bless Jesus they decided to find him a gift along the road… On the side of the road they saw a small green plant that was not out of ordinary, but there was not much to chose from, so they decided to take rather than to come empty-handed… There were a lot of people gathered for the feast. They all brought expensive and valuable gifts. Little brother and sister were ridiculed by what they brought, but as soon as the plant was brought near a cradle of Christ, a miracle happened: small puny plant was transformed into a luxurious beautiful flower…
This beautiful tradition of decorating the house with Poinsettia before Christmas nowadays reached almost all countries of the world. In large cities, you can spot it being sold from the end of November. You can either simply buy this beautiful plant and stick it somewhere in the house, or you can think about your environment and decore in the house and use it in a more spectacular way. That is what this is gallery is for – to help you figure out the better way to decorate your house using Poinsettia.
Christmas Decor – making Poinsettia Plant stand out:
– Poinsettia Plant looks best in pots of neutral color, that way the plant draws attention to the most important part – its upper leaves;
– if the pots are white or silver colour, it is okay to use them as long as they are glossy or matte, and look in harmony with the overall style of the interior;
– If you chose to give Poinsettia as a gift – add a bow to a plant to make it look more charming
How to use Poinsettia Plant in a spectacular composition:
– Combine multiple plants based on the colors. For example you could use the same color leaves but different color pots, or red leaves with white pot and white leaves with red pot. Or you can assembled variety of plants into a “chess ” compostition (red leaves and white pots, white leaves and red pots);
– use larger plants by placing them on the floor while smaller plants could go on the table , side table or a nightstand;
– use contry inspired decore to create extra-special look for Poinsettia. Try to use as much red as you can with elements of country style, try to create fun compositions from plants.
Unusual colors that can be found in Poinsetia plant selection.
Poinsetia inspired options for your Christmas/New Year table.
Giving a gift of Poinsetia plant for someone who likes to give gifts made by their own hands:
Every single idea above can be used as a gift. You could also buld your own “candy bouquet”. Stylization of poinsettias is not inferior to the beauty of other traditional decorations for Christmas and New Year. Alot of marvelous things you can create with your own hands.