Oleander (Nerium oleander) is a fragrant blooming evergreen hedge or tiny tree that is in bloom from spring via fall. The blossoms create in large clusters and also come in shades of white, yellow, pink, as well as red. Each blossom has 5 flowers that spread out like the blades of a fan. The slender, lance-shaped leaves have a smooth, leather-like feel.
Oleanders are fast-growing and also can take care of challenging problems, consisting of drought, inadequate dirt, salt spray, and the warm showed off pavement as well as wall surfaces, such as found in heck strips and also along highways. In the residence landscape, they are wonderful for providing a hedge or screening almost anywhere.
All components of the oleander shrub are dangerous to humans as well as animals and ingesting them, even in small amounts, can be fatal. In addition, the smoke from shedding oleander is poisonous and call with the flowers as well as leaves can cause severe allergic reactions. It is best to use lengthy sleeves and gloves when functioning near an oleander.
However, provided a secure location, oleander shrubs are really ornamental and easy-care enhancements to the landscape. Continue Reading