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Nerium oleander | Oleander

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Family: Apocynaceae

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Oleander is an evergreen shrub with moderate to fast growth. Leaves are narrow, 4"-12" long, dark green, leathery, and glossy, attractive in all seasons. Flowers are in clusters on branch ends; blooms from late spring through fall.  Information by: Jerry Sortomme Editor

Anatomy

Plant Type

Shrub

Height Range

6-12', 12-25'

Width Range

6-12', 12-25'

Flower Color

Red

Flower Season

Spring, Summer, Fall, Intermittent

Leaf Color

Green

Bark Color

n/a

Fruit Color

n/a

Fruit Season

n/a

Culture

Sun

Full, Half

Water

Very Low, Low

Growth Rate

Fast, Moderate

Soil Type

Unparticular

Soil Condition

Average, Poor

Soil pH

Neutral, Basic

Adverse Factors

Poisonous

Sunset Zones

8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

Susceptibilities

n/a

Tolerances

Salt Ocean Spray, Heat, Saline Soil, Windy Conditions, Smog, Deer, Alkaline Soil

Design

Design Styles

Mediterranean, Ranch, Seascape, Spanish, Tropical

Accenting Features

Showy Flowers, Specimen, Standard

Seasonal Interest

Spring, Summer, Fall

Location Uses

Background, Foundation, Patio, Parking Lot, Swimming Pool, Walls / Fences, With Rocks

Special Uses

Hedge, Screen, Mass Planting, Fire Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

n/a

 

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