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

Family: Apocynaceae

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

Maintenance: Low 

Suggested Use:

Flower: Showy, grown for its flowers

Leaf: Grown in pairs, leathery, dark green 

Fruit: None

Other: all parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested

Tolerant: Drought, deer resistant