SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Cal Poly's annual poinsettia sale, with more than 2,800 plants and more than 30 different varieties and colors, has begun and will run through mid-December at the Poly Plant Shop on Via Carta Road.
The flowering holiday plants are grown by students in the university’s Poinsettia Agriculture Enterprise Project, which begins every spring. This year’s poinsettia project offers traditional red and white flowers as well as many novelty colors, including pink, orange, marble, maroon, and speckled and unusual leaf forms.
Sizes range from small plants in four-inch pots to poinsettias up to 4-feet tall, ranging in price from $5 to $55.
Plants will be available at the annual Plant Shop Holiday Open House on Dec. 6 and at the Poinsettia Open House on Dec. 7 and 14. A colorful poinsettia backdrop will be set up for holiday photos during the open house. Poinsettia Project students will be on hand Dec.