The Truth about Poinsettia

Bored with the same old poinsettia plants you put out every year? Time to diversify.

By Emily Main


These ornamental flavors look like Christmas bulbs and are particularly festive!Ornamental Peppers
Perhaps the ultimate Christmas houseplant, ornamental peppers (Capsicum annuum) have dark green, waxy leaves with little flowering peppers that look like Christmas-tree lights. The peppers usually start out green then change from to white to purple to orange to red, and often all of the colors are present on a single plant. The more light the plants receive, the more colorful they become. Just beware: Though the peppers are edible, they’re very hot, so keep pets and kids from eating them.