No Christmas scene or display would seem complete without it.

The beautiful reds, whites, and pinks, surrounded by lush green leaves, have become a visual tradition of sorts.The perennial is so popular in fact it has its own day of recognition.

Its name has become the 'tomato' or 'tomato' of the plant world and there are some myths surrounding the poinsettia as well as Phil Frederick of Bangor Floral explains in the video.