Nerium oleander

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Nerium oleander
COMMON NAME(S): Oleander
SYNONYM(S):
FAMILY: APOCYNACEAE - Dogbane family
ORIGIN: Europe
HABITAT: Cultivated landscapes
RANGE:
TYPE:
HEIGHT: 4-20'
CHARACTERISTICS:
LEAVES: Opposite or whorled, lance-shaped, stiff, smooth, 4-8" long
FLOWERS: Showy, trumpet-shaped, white, red, pink, peach, 1.5-3" wide
FLOWERING SEASON: Spring to fall
FRUITS: Ridged capsule to 6" long, splitting lengthwise

 

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