Scientific Name: Nerium oleander Form: Vase
Common Name:oleander, rose bay Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:ApocynaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen, Flowering pot plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: Africa, Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 8b: (-9.4 to -7 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Whorled, Leathery, Elliptic, Linear, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, White, Pink, Red, Sep- Aug- Jul- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Leaves opposite linear to narrowly elliptic, glossy dark green leaves, prominent midribs, up to 12 cm long; florets in terminal cymes, petals (5 or cvs. with 10) fused at base, purple, pink or white.