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What is this flower plant that turns its leaves to bright pink? How do I care for it?

Location: Delhi.

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It's a Poinsettia - they come in a range of colours, pink, white, red. If yours has produced these coloured bracts all on its own, the conditions must be right for it - in the UK, we buy red ones at Christmas and then throw them away, because getting them to produce red bracts again is a performance, with the plant needing to be placed in darkness for a few weeks.

They like bright daylight, but not direct sun; they do not like to dry out, but the usual rules apply; water when the surface of the soil feels just about dry to the touch, water well, and allow excess to drain away freely. Further info here https://www.lowes.com/n/buying-guide/selecting-caring-poinsettia

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  • To get bloom at a specific time, eg. Christmas, they must be grown in dedicated light controlled greenhouses ; they bloom according to light/dark cycle times. – blacksmith37 Dec 16 '19 at 20:56
  • @blacksmith37 Can you please expand on the bloom according to light cycle stuff? – 4-K Dec 17 '19 at 16:59
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    They start to bloom when the daylight periods become longer and must have total darkness at night. There are several internet site that go into detail. – blacksmith37 Dec 18 '19 at 19:14

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