The pohutukawa tree (Metrosideros excelsa) with its crimson flower has become an established part of the New Zealand Christmas tradition. Forsman composed a pohutukawa carol in which he made reference to 'your red tufts, our snow'. Popular for decades, the colourful, long-lasting bracts form the ' flower ' and, although there are many colours, bright soldier- red is still a. The Mexican poinsettias are commonly bright red. For some, these star-shaped bracts symbolize the Star of Bethlehem. The Christmas Poinsettia flowers have. Focus on the timing of the flowering. Branches are falling off and they did not flower last summer. On a cold and icy night, Madelon watched as the Wise Men and shepherds marched past her carrying gifts for the Christ Child. Tropical Flowers Exotic Flowers Cut Flowers Wild Flowers. Cut flowers Exotic flowers Tropical flowers Wild flowers Artificial flowers Dried bosnia cup Browse Flowers by Season Select Season Spring Summer Autumn Winter Browse Flowers by Occasion Select Occasion Anniversary Birthday Wedding Funeral Other Occasions.