Proud Of His Poinsettias

Proud Of His Poinsettias

Proud Of His Poinsettias

Phil Johnston, a Canadian grower, had some success using Gloeckner’s Fantasy Colors to paint his poinsettias this season. He shared photos of some of his favorite 6-inch poinsettias with us.

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The batch pictured was purchased from Rekker Gardens in Bowmanville, Canada. Johnston also purchases many poinsettias through Ontario Flowers.

“The only other person that seems to realize the potential of [painted poinsettias] is P.J. Ellison and her rainbow poinsettia tree,” Johnston says. “We are getting $10 to $12 wholesale for these, and I am selling them retail for $19.99. Not bad for a 6 inch!”

If you have photos of your favorite poinsettias and holiday crops from this season, be sure to send them to us at [email protected]. We’ll be sure to share them in a future Benchrunner.