Poinsettia auction scheduled for holidays

Nov 24, 2009 | General News

Lomax Hall will be decked out in pink, red and white poinsettias this holiday season during its annual auction.

Approximately 30 poinsettias, Christmas cacti and chrysanthemums are up for this year’s Poinsettia Sale and Auction. Doors open at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 in Lomax Hall Auditorium, and the auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Prices range from $3 to $37, depending on size, which ranges from “pixies” in four-inch pots to multiple plants in 10-inch pots.

The regular sale of the plants will begin Friday, Dec. 4. Proceeds benefit the agricultural sciences scholarship fund.

For more information about the auction, contact the department of agricultural sciences at (318) 257-2303 or e-mail

Written by Judith Roberts