4 Nerium Oleander Tropical Plants
Lots of heat, sun and nutrients … Oleander needs that to flourish abundantly in our regions. After all, this shrub is originally Mediterranean, which means that you have to overwinter it indoors in a cool or heated place by the window.
Nerium oleander is popularly shortened to oleander. This name is a contraction of olea or olive and andreios or masculine, powerful. The ornamental plant belongs to the periwinkle family or Apogynaceae.
The areas around the Mediterranean are the habitat of oleander. The shrub is mainly found in the vicinity of water, even if it is not a water plant at all. There it easily reaches heights of four to five meters. It blooms all summer long until well into the autumn.
What do we offer:
4 x Tropical Nerium Oleander ( pink ) or
8 x Tropical Nerium Oleander ( pink )
- Latin Name: Nerium Oleander
- Common Name: East Indian Oleander
- Colourfull plants
- Native to the Mediterranean, Iran, the Indian Subcontinent, and South China
- Height: 3-5 m
- Spread: 1 to 1.5 m
- Supplied in a 9 cm pot with a height of 25-38 cm including pot measurement
Child and animal unfriendly plant
Beware! You may remember the movie White Oleander where the main character uses an oleander as a murder weapon. All parts of the oleander are poisonous and eating it can be fatal. You also have to pay attention when pruning or cuttings. Wear protective gloves and clean the tools thoroughly after use.