National Poinsettia Day, December 12th !

December 12th was designated National Poinsettia Day by House Resolution 471 of the 107th Congress in 2002. Check out the article on Poinsettias in the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s publication Inventor’s Eye to learn about the history of the Poinsettia plant, and the more than 500 patents issued to the Ecke family that made them what they are today!

See the Inventor’s Eye article here:
http://www.uspto.gov/inventors/independent/eye/201312/Poinsettia.jsp
See the House Resolution recognizing Paul Ecke, Jr.  here:
http://beta.congress.gov/bill/107th/house-resolution/471

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