Poinsettia – The Christmas Plant

Poinsettia is The Christmas Plant: we’ve written about it before so here are the links to our previous 3-Part series about this wonderful Christmas flower.

  1. Poinsettia – The Christmas Plant [Part 1]
  2. Poinsettia – The Christmas Plant [Part 2]
  3. Poinsettia – The Christmas Plant [Part 3]
  4. and click here to Send Christmas Flowers…
And here’s an excerpt from a fascinating article from Stanford University about Joel Poinsett, the first American Ambassador to Mexico, for whom the Christmas Flower is named:
  • World Association of International Studies, Stanford University … – Randy Black writes: Many of Mexico’s presidents were Freemasons, including Benito Juarez and Porfirio D az. Additionally, while recent presidents of Mexico have not been Masons, a number of the Grand Lodges are and, the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite are closely identified with the ruling party Partido Revolucionario Institucional (PRI). In past years the bottom line was that Mexican Masonry appeared in most cases to be irregular in comparison with American Masonry.