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Tough and long-lived, Christmas cactus can be passed easily from one generation to the next, cheering the darkening autumn days with its vibrant blooms.
Poinsettias are fairly easy to care for. With about six hours of sunlight a day and attentive watering, they'll thrive right through the holidays.
Native to the eastern Mediterranean region, cyclamen naturally bloom in cool fall and winter temps, before going dormant in the summer.
These diminutive beauties will send out plenty of blooms if given the correct care.