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Nerium oleander /Oleander

Nerium oleander  / Nerium oleander
Pink selection in full bloom in summer
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Pink selection in full bloom in summer

A collage of several popular oleander flower colors

Large tree form in full bloom

Close-up of a clear pink flowering cultivar

Light pink flowers, buds and narrow willow-like leaves

Examples of several flower colors

Large privacy hedge of oleanders

A large mass showing the ultimate size of a mature oleander

Hot pink flowers and foliage

White flowering cultivar and foliage

Pink cultivar growing as a base planting on a commercial building

Medium pink flowers of awel performing cultivar

Large clusters of flowers of a pink variety

Close-up flowers of a beautiful pink cultivar

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Scientific Name: Nerium oleander
Common Name: Oleander
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Various
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: All part of this plant are poisonous if eaten. It has many good qualities including: high pollution tolerance, drought tolerance, fast growth and withstands salt spray. Used in screening, containers, mass plantings and as specimen plant.