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The poor, maligned poinsettia

Every year, some well-meaning person will warn of the dangers of the poinsettia. This is an urban legend that simply will not die.

Its reputation as a toxic plant is undeserved. It’s been tested for toxicity and passed as safe.

"The American Floral Society commissioned Ohio State University to conduct a toxicity test," said David Trinklein, horticulture specialist for University of Missouri Extension. "They fed the ubiquitous laboratory rat poinsettia

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