An attractive evergreen shrub, Oleander produces heavily scented, colorful flowers all summer and fall. Flowers range in color but are dangerous if ingested.
Caution: Although this plant is incredibly beautiful, it is one of the most poisonous plants you can encounter. Please take caution when handling this plant and keep away from children and animals.
Common Name: Oleander
Type: Evergreen shrub
Native Range: Europe and Asia
Zone: 8 - 10
Height: 4 - 8 ft.
Spread: 4 - 5 ft.
Bloom Time: Seasonal
Bloom Description: Red, white, pink
Sun: Full sun
Water: Average water requirements
Flower: Showy, grown for its flowers
Leaf: Grown in pairs, leathery, dark green
Other: all parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested
Tolerant: Drought, deer resistant