Nov 1, 2018
Poinsettia Open Houses Set to Take Place

‘Tis the season for poinsettia open houses …

The Millstadt Young Plants/N.G. Heimos 2018 Poinsettia Trials and Open House is set to meet on Nov. 15, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Millstadt, Illinois. The open house will feature a comparison trial of hundreds of poinsettia varieties from six different breeders: Beekenkamp, Ball/Selecta, Dümmen Orange, Rinehart, Syngenta and Suntory. Additional information can be found at or contact contact Susie Hines at [email protected].

North Carolina State University’s Poinsettia Open House (Industry) is slated for Nov. 29, at the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, North Carolina. An open house for consumers will take place on Dec. 2. Contact Barbara Fair at [email protected] for additional info.

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse’s annual poinsettia open house will take place on Dec. 2, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m., in, King, North Carolina. Mitchell’s is growing more than 9,000 poinsettias in 92 different varieties this year. For more information, please visit or email  [email protected]m.

The 2018 University of Florida Poinsettia Industry Trials will take place Dec. 4, from 9 am until 2:30 p.m., at the UF Environmental Horticulture Greenhouse Complex in Gainesville, Florida. The latest poinsettia varieties will be evaluated in the National Poinsettia Trials along with research from the UF IFAS Environmental Horticulture Dept. Click here to learn more.

Plantpeddler’s Poinsettia Variety Day 2018 will convene Dec. 6, in Cresco, Iowa. Side by side comparison of more than 100 commercial and pre-release poinsettia varieties will be on display. Additional information on Variety Day can be fond at or by emailing [email protected].

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