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PAX 35th Annual Poinsettia Sale

Nov 28, 2012 (All day)

Pi Alpha Xi (PAX), the OSU horticulture and floriculture student honor society, will hold its 35th annual poinsettia sale in the OSU Howlett Hall Greenhouse, 680 Tharp Street, 43210, Wednesday, November 28 and Thursday, November 29, 2012. Hours of the sale both days are 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

In total 1600 poinsettias of 51 varieties from classic through contemporary will be available. PAX will also have Christmas cactus and Cyclamen available for purchase.  All proceeds from the poinsettias, cacti, and cyclamen support PAX's club yearly goals of educational trips, outreach, and scholarships.  More information, and pre-order forms are available at or by emailing

Additionally at the poinsettia sale, student members of Landscape and Floriculture Forum will sell fresh cut wreaths and centerpieces as well as paper white kits. Chadwick Arboretum will vend holly berry bundles and fresh cut holiday planters.


Also in the Howlett Hall Greenhouse, OSU Extension Floriculture Specialist Claudio Pasian will provide an opportunity to evaluate 32 cultivars of new and experimental poinsettias during the PAX Poinsettia sale. The evaluation will be held Wednesday and Thursday, November 28 and 29 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30p.m. Those who participate in the evaluation will have the opportunity to enter a raffle to win a poinsettia. For more information contact Claudio Pasian at 614-292-9941.