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Nerium Oleander

Botanical Name:

Nerium oleander

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug, Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Houseplant, Poisonous, A shrub or small tree.

Lifespan

Perennial, Woody, Evergreen

Flower

Flowers are white, pink, red, lilac, purple, orange, salmon, apricot, or yellow. They are 5-petaled, single, and hose-in-hose or true double. Corolla's are funnelform and have a slender tube. Stamens are attached below the throat. The inflorescence is a terminal cyme and grow all over the plant. They bloom from late spring to late summer., Attractive, fragrant flowers that are white, crimson or pink.

Fruit

Fruits are a slender pair of pod-like follicles that are 5-7" long, green, and have small, fringed seeds. They are not particularly attractive and can lead to litter clean up so dead-head flowers to prevent seed heads from forming.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Gentianales

Family

Apocynaceae

Genus

Nerium

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