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10/17/2019 - Fresh Poinsetties & Wreaths Bring Holiday Cheer

As the holiday season approaches, share warmth and cheer from the Friends of the Smoky Hill Museum's colorful, live poinsettias and fresh greenery wreaths. The Museum's poinsettias are beautiful, nursery-quality plants, available in five vibrant colors. The holiday blooms will brighten your home, office or church and can encourage loved ones and reduce holiday stress. Also available for pre-order are fresh-smelling greenery wreaths handmade by BEL Tree Farm.

The lush, 15 to 18-inch Small-size poinsettias are $14 each. The luxurious, 24-inch Medium plants are $29. Both options are multi-stem florals with bright blooms available this year in red, pink, white plus two new shades - marble, which is cream with pink striations and Christmas Beauty Princess, with red leaves with pink fill. Also available is the stunning 36-inch, full Large poinsettia, available only in Christmas red for $40. Fresh greenery wreaths are available in three sizes, priced from $25 to $55 and come with a red bow attached.

Order 30 or more plants and take $2 off per plant. Members of the Friends of the Smoky Hill Museum receive an automatic discount of $1 off per plant or wreath. Pick up your plants and wreaths on Saturday, December 7 at no charge, or delivery on four select dates to your home, office, church or charitable recipient is just $15 per stop in the Salina metro area.

Financial support of the Smoky Hill Museum through the annual Poinsettia & Wreath Sale helps provide educational programs and events that benefit many children and families.

The last day to order wreaths or poinsettias is Friday, November 15, but some sizes or shades do sell out early. To order, please call (785) 309-5776 or order online at When picking up your poinsettias in early December, visit the Museum Store for creative holiday gift ideas including gourmet Kansas food products, local artwork, Kansas T-shirts and caps, wheat weaving and more.

The free-admission Smoky Hill Museum is nationally accredited, and is open Tuesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, 'like' Smoky Hill Museum on Facebook, visit or call (785) 309-5776.