Annual Poinsettia Display

poinsettia displayHelp us fund the Annual Poinsettia Display in the Balboa Park Botanical Building. The annual display opens the first weekend in December and runs through the first week in January. The Botanical Building is closed to the public on Thursdays. We are now accepting donations for the 2016 display.

The Poinsettia Celebration will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 3 to 5 p.m. inside the Botanical Building. We invite all donors, honorees, and members to celebrate the end of a wonderful year with us. This event is free, but RSVP is requested by December 2nd: or call 619-232-2282.   Download your invitation!

Your donation of $25 or more will help fill the Botanical Building with the beautiful flowers and the Friends will acknowledge your gift by:

Placing your name and your honoree’s name on the Poinsettia Honor Roll featured inside the Botanical Building during the display. Click here to view the 2015 Poinsettia Donor Honor Roll. *(Donations received after Dec 1 are not listed)
Sending a lovely e-mail Poinsettia card will be sent to that special someone special acknowledging your gift in their honor.

Please use the special instruction field in the checkout process to send us the e-mail and/or address of the person being acknowledged with your Poinsettia donation

poinsettiasJoin us in become a part of this special holiday tradition! We must receive your donation by December 1, 2016 to be listed on the 2016 Poinsettia Honor Roll inside the Botanical Building.

You may call our office 619.232.2282 to make a donation using your credit card or check. Email us at if you have any questions.

To make a donation online using PayPal or a credit card use the form below

Donate up to ten plants @ $25 each

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