Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Scientific Name:   Nerium oleander

Common Name:   Oleander

Type:   Cultivated

Toxicity:   Poisonous

Berries/Fruits:   Dry 4-7 inch capsule with small hairy seeds

Flowers:   Yellow to rose-pink, purple or white that bloom in summer

Description:   Evergreen shrub up to 20 feet tall. Leaves are leathery, dark green, long and narrow to 10 inches with pointed tip.


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