How to Prepare and Use Poinsettias as Cut Flowers

How to Prepare and Use Poinsettias as Cut Flowers

Every holiday season I get calls asking whether you can use poinsettias as cut flowers. Poinsettias are not grown for commercial cut flower use, but the blooms can be removed from a plant and used like a cut flower.

They look great in contemporary large vases, in holiday centerpieces and tablescapes, and yes, even in a bridal bouquet!

But before you can use a poinsettia bloom as a cut flower, there is one little secret that you need to know. Once you know the secret, you can use cut poinsettias in a variety of ways.

This video shows you what you need to know before using poinsettias in any type of floral arrangement.

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I'm the owner of Greenfield Flower Shop in Milwaukee, with more than 40 years of experience in the floral, wedding, and event business.